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Campaigns Take Foreign Cash, Ask Questions Later

Today on the presidential campaign trail

By The Associated Press – 9 hours ago

IN THE HEADLINES

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Campaigns take cash, seek details later

WASHINGTON (AP) — Neither Barack Obama nor John McCain has consistently followed the government's instructions for keeping prohibited foreign money out of their presidential campaigns, and some of that banned money has slipped into Obama's campaign.

During interviews with 123 donors in 11 countries, The Associated Press found contributions Obama accepted from at least three foreigners. Just five of the donors checked, three for Obama and two for McCain, said the campaigns asked to see copies of their current U.S. passports — as instructed by the Federal Election Commission to avoid legal problems.

Obama's campaign said it would refund the money to the foreign donors the AP identified.

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Tags: mccain, obama
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