TITLE

Mr. Clean gets soiled

AUTHOR(S)
Dionne Jr., E.J.
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Commonweal;09/26/97, Vol. 124 Issue 16, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on United States Vice President Al Gore's involvement in a threatening fund-raising mess. Criticisms against Gore; One of the reasons why campaign laws need to be reformed, tightened and clarified; Advantage of openness of nominations.
ACCESSION #
9710152442

 

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