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How Conrad, Dorgan spent millions left in their war chests


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former U.S. Sens. Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan left politics with millions of dollars saved up for campaigns that never happened.

Their money didn’t just disappear.

Together, Dorgan and Conrad used more than $1.4 million of their old campaign cash to support fellow Democrats’ congressional campaigns, transferred another $1 million to the state party and gave tens of thousands to back North Dakota Democrats in statewide and legislative races.

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Kyle Potter
Kyle Potter is an enterprise reporter at the Forum. He came to Fargo-Moorhead in May 2013 after stints at the Associated Press, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Minnesota Daily. 
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