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Scheiber, Noam
February 2002
New Republic;2/4/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 4, p17
Discusses economic implications of the collapse of Enron Corp. regarding the issue of campaign finance reform in the United States. Attitude of politicians towards those enterprises which finances the election campaigns; Information about methods used by powerful and wealthy lobbies to influence politicians; Contribution of political intervention and funding of political campaign of U.S. President George W. Bush during the 2000 elections in collapse of Enron; Lobbying operations of Enron; Idea that a restriction of campaign contributions and limitations on the power of lobbyists to influence legislation would not keep corporations from using their money for certain outcomes.


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