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United States

19 April 2002

Advocate (Louisiana)

The nation's gun lobby will ask the state Ethics Board whether new limits on federally generated campaign contributions will stop it from helping state candidate campaigns. It's unclear to us, National Rifle Association lobbyist Tara Mica said Thursday. At issue is a soon-to-be signed change in the law that bans congressmen from transferring federal campaign contributions to state election accounts. The legislation surfaced after U.S. Rep. David Vitter, R-Metairie,... (

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