Super PACs pour $7 million into early-vote states
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Super PACs, the new campaign weapon of choice since last year’s Supreme Court ruling that struck down contribution limits on corporations, labor unions and wealthy individuals, are playing an increasingly muscular role in the days before the first two contests in the Republican presidential nominating contest. With two weeks until the Iowa caucuses, committees aligned with specific candidates have poured well over $7 million into ads into the early states. A proliferation of these committees has allowed campaigns to conserve their resources as their proxies hit the airwaves.