Republican U.S. Senate nominee Mark Kirk raised $2.2 million since the start of the year, his campaign announced today.
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Comment: Can we agree this is an absurd amount of money? Can we agree campaign spending particularly for senatorial campaigns is absurd? Repealing the 17th Amendment would beyond a doubt fix this problem.
Repealing the 17th Amendment would take special interest money out of the senatorial campaigns and remove this absurdity without taking away our 1st Amendment right as McCain-Feingold's bill did.