Democratic Pledges Against Big Money Come with an Asterisk
What often sounds like an iron-clad promise from a candidate frequently includes subtle caveats and omissions.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders wants to crack down on outside groups that do political spending, though one is allied with his presidential campaign. Elizabeth Warren has vowed no untraceable “dark money” will help her White House bid, despite being backed by an organization that doesn’t disclose some of its donors. And Pete Buttigieg accepted lobbyist money — until he didn’t. Virtually all Democrats running for the White House rail against the flood of campaign…