A republic--if we can keep it

Lieberman, Joseph
July 1998
Atlantic;Jul1998, Vol. 282 Issue 1, p14
The article discusses the impact of campaign finance corruption on the United States democratic system. The author suggests that there are several holes in the campaign finance laws that allow donors to make large donations despite regulations, and allow for labor unions and corporations to influence control on political parties. The article discusses the consequences of the fundraising scandal of 1996 on campaign politics, and examines some of the problems that were revealed by the scandal.


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