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Financial services companies donate handsomely to support career advancement and job security for members of Congress.

Are lawmakers financially beholden to Wall Street? And if so, can they be truly objective when it comes to demanding change? Yes and no, says Public Citizen watchdog Craig Holman.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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