CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
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(Washington: Drew Griffin) Political fund-raising junkets with politicians hosting special interest lobbyists featured; scenes shown from Snowbird, Utah, with Mike Lee and other luxury resorts. [LEE - speaks for the disconnected.] [At the junket, LEE - says this is how politicians raise funds.] [Former Senator Tim WIRTH - says the full-time job for politicians is raising money: it is legalized corruption.] How Lee tried to evade the CNN interview and the loophole in the law allowing the link between politicians and lobbyists discussed.
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