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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.
Here are some of the stories we cover in today's edition:
[2:45] "Europe was a slaughterhouse for centuries, and people forget that because it's so peaceful now. And that's an extraordinary achievement. That's the kind of achievement Alfred Nobel wanted to honor." FULL POST
By Lisa Desjardins, CNN
Missoula, Montana (CNN) -– As the nation wrestles over who will occupy the White House for the next four years, Montana is in the midst of a fierce battle over 100 years worth of campaign finance law. And what happens in the Treasure State could set the tone for the future of campaign funding around the country.
On Election Day, voters in Montana will decide on a ballot initiative that would direct each of their elected officials to push for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The amendment would allow states to ban corporate funding of campaigns and set sharp limits on the money individuals can donate to candidates.
It is a test of government control over campaign spending versus corporate influence over candidates. FULL POST