TITLE

THE NEW SLUSH FUND SCANDAL

AUTHOR(S)
Hogan, Bill; Kiesel, Diane; Green, Alan
PUB. DATE
August 1982
SOURCE
New Republic;8/30/82, Vol. 187 Issue 9, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the investigation of campaign spending practices in the U.S. House of Representatives. Efforts of the House incumbents to turn their campaign treasuries into personal expense accounts, or use them to pay expenses they are either unable or unwilling to bill to the House of Representatives; Assessment of the rules of the House on the use of campaign funds; Failure of the reform measure aimed at eliminating the slush funds from the House; Restrictions imposed by the federal law to the incumbents from paying relatives to serve on their Congressional staffs.
ACCESSION #
11150387

 

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