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Rise of PACs leads to questions over Washington power
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Who holds the real power in Washington?
Even inside D.C. political circles, many people believe the real power is in the hands of political action committees, and not with the people you elect.
PACs raise money, and then hand it over to political causes.
But critics say some of those PACs have become personal bank accounts for some members of Congress.
National correspondent Kristine Frazao explains.