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NRA Lashes Out At "Dim Journalists" For Shattering Electoral Powerhouse Myth

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The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative (NRA-ILA) issued an election postmortem claiming that the public has been misled by the media 'about the effectiveness of NRA campaign spending.' The release is the latest attempt by the NRA to sustain what has been a false media narrative about the NRA's ability to influence elections. Despite the NRA's protestations, the outcome on Election Day could hardly have been worse for the gun organization. The NRA failed to achieve its main goal, the defeat of President Obama, and also backed the losing Senate candidate in six out of seven races where the NRA spent more than $100,000. Over two-thirds of House incumbents who lost their seats were endorsed by the NRA. The non-partisan Sunlight Foundation concluded that less than one-percent of the nearly $12 million spent by NRA Political Victory Fund went to races where...

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