Dialing (and Redialing) for Dollars

May 1997
Fortune;5/12/1997, Vol. 135 Issue 9, p36
Opinion. Discusses the irony in politicians publicly claiming they are for campaign reform and then privately seeking more funding. The new political atmosphere surrounding political fundraising; The cultural questions; The public's attack on how Washington, D.C. politicians work.


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