Quick quiz: What group has donated money to conservative Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), liberal Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and both the Republican and Democratic House campaign committees?
The answer is a political action committee called Votesane. But it’s also a trick question, because the unusual two-year-old group doesn’t really give money to anyone. Rather, it serves as a conduit for individual donors to pass money along to the candidates and committees of their choosing, regardless of party or ideological persuasion.
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