- by Gregory B. Hladky
"Dark Money." It sounds like something Lord Voldemort would use if he was looking to bounce Harry Potter from office, but it's the sort of cash magic that could end up making Connecticut's state and local political parties relevant again.
Local and state party organizations have been slip-sliding ever deeper into insignificance since the 1960s. Primaries, candidate-driven campaigns, hired-gun consultants, big special-interest contributors and self-funded political wannabes have all combined to emasculate party organizations. . .
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