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Fundraising Group Undermined Dean in Iowa

A Democratic political action group called "Americans for Jobs" is credited with hurting Howard Dean's bid to win the Iowa caucuses. Documents released this week show former Sen. Robert Torricelli of New Jersey was a big contributor to the group. He's also a key fundraiser for Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Peter Overby.

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Peter Overby has covered Washington power, money, and influence since a foresighted NPR editor created the beat in 1994.
Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.