Mrs. Smith Goes to D.C

Lowry, Rich
November 1995
National Review;11/6/1995, Vol. 47 Issue 21, p20
The article focuses on reforms introduced by representative Linda Smith. Smith proposed to eliminate the funds for former speakers to end the corruption prevalent in the U.S. Her proposal on campaign-finance reform are facing a two opposing visions. Washington state reform idea of Linda Smith severed as the tie between Washington Democrats and unions. It is viewed that Linda Smith's campaign-finance reform bill would ban political action committee's contribution to congressional candidates, reduce the soft money going to political parties and curtail the ability of candidates to loan themselves money.


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