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Pull quotes are short & are found elsewhere within the longer text. We pull them out of the normal flow and give pull quotes a prominent position. They are generally found either before or after, but rarely next to, the original context within the longer text from where they came. I like to use the q element for pull quotes simply because it seems like the most appropriate option.

I like to use the q element for pull quotes simply because it seems like the most appropriate option.

“It’s a particularly egregious form of dark money,” said Alicia Bannon, an attorney with the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law, who has been critical of special interest influence in judicial races. “Not only do you not know who’s behind the spending, you don’t even have information about what spending is taking place … there can be groups that are having quite a significant impact on a state’s race without any kind of public scrutiny.” ProPublica, A Kansas Group’s Push to Oust Judges Reveals a Gap in Campaign Finance Rules

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<p>"It's a particularly egregious form of dark money," said Alicia Bannon, an attorney with the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law, who has been critical of special interest influence in judicial races. "Not only do you not know who's behind the spending, you don't even have information about what spending is taking place ... there can be groups that are having quite a significant impact on a state's race without any kind of public scrutiny." <cite>ProPublica, <a href="http://www.propublica.org/article/a-kansas-groups-push-to-oust-judges-reveals-a-gap-in-campaign-finance-rules" target="_blank">A Kansas Group's Push to Oust Judges Reveals a Gap in Campaign Finance Rules</a></cite></p>

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