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- Aquene Freechild Campaign Co-Director of Public Citizen's Democracy Is For People Campaign.
- John Samples Vice President, Pulisher, Cato Institute; author, "The Struggle to Limit Government: A Modern Political History and the Fallacy of Campaign Finance Reform."
- Alan Suderman Virginia State House Reporter, The Associated Press; @AlanSuderman
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