TITLE

Mourning After

AUTHOR(S)
Crowley, Michael
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;3/4/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 8/9, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses views of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives who promoted a legislative bill to reform campaign funds. Reasons for Democrat support of the bill, which was seen as a way to avoid accusations of hypocrisy; Argument of the democrat campaign veterans that soft money was critical to the voter-mobilization efforts that have helped Democratic candidates so much in recent years.
ACCESSION #
6241675

 

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