Can you picture your father as a bagman for political contributions? Maybe not, but that's the sort of idea traveling through the bond market these days.

Just a month after the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's controversial ban on campaign contributions took effect, the market is abuzz with stories and conjecture about how the ban can be, and will be, circumvented.

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