All for naught? No!

November 1997
Christian Science Monitor;11/4/97, Vol. 89 Issue 238, p20
Discusses the efforts to enact campaign financing reform. Reform bills projected; Opponents of reform; Allegations of Senator Fred Thompson; Governmental Affairs Committee hearings; The possible overhaul of election procedures in the United States.


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