CHAPTER 3: The Corrupting Influence of Money

Sanders, Arthur
January 2007
Losing Control;2007, p27
Book Chapter
Chapter 3 of the book "Losing Control" is presented. This chapter focuses on the corrupting influence of money to the political system. It offers information on the Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA) which was designed to reestablish the system set up by the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA). It concludes that in the public's eyes, money continues to have a corrosive effect on the presidential election system in spite of the efforts of reformers passing the BCRA.


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