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Sen. John McCain, (R-Ariz), Rep. Marty Meehan, (D-Mass.) (left) and Sen. Russell Feingold, (D-Wisc.) participate in a press conference on the importance of passing legislation on lobbying, ethics and earmark reform in the next Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 2006. (Lauren Victoria Burke/Getty Images)
Sen. John McCain, (R-Ariz), Rep. Marty Meehan, (D-Mass.) (left) and Sen. Russell Feingold, (D-Wisc.) participate in a press conference on the importance of passing legislation on lobbying, ethics and earmark reform in the next Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 2006. (Lauren Victoria Burke/Getty Images)

Sen. John McCain spent much of his career fighting to overhaul campaign finance laws.

Here & Now‘s Lisa Mullins takes a look at McCain’s legacy on the issue with Lawrence Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at New York University’s Brennan Center for Justice.

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