Insight: Super Pacs: Follow The Money - If You Can

LAWRENCEVILLE, Georgia (Reuters) - December 2011 was a busy month for supporters of presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. The former speaker of the House had surged ahead of his Republican rivals in several polls. Suddenly he was being barraged by negative TV ads produced by Restore Our Future, a Super PAC for rival candidate Mitt Romney.

Senh: Super PACs, with their unlimited contributions, pretty much make individual contributions, with their limited amounts, negligible.

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