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Former senators want money out of politics

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Sens. Bill Bradley and Alan Simpson
June 15, 2007
The top six candidates running for president right now have amassed a collective $129 million so far, and election day is well over a year away. Now two former U.S. senators say it's time to get private money out of elections. Bill Bradley, D-N.J., and Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., laid out their proposal for publicly financing federal campaigns June 6 at the Commonwealth Club of California.