An independent look at campaign finance reform

Fulani, Lenora
October 1997
New York Amsterdam News;10/30/97, Vol. 88 Issue 44, p13
Opinion. Focuses on the hearings held by the House and Senate to investigate the abuses committed during the 1996 presidential campaign. Estimation of the amount of tax payers money that is being spent on the investigation; What have the taxpayers gotten from these hearings; Indepth look at the controversy on Capitol Hill; Suggestion that serious steps should be taken towards campaign finance reform.


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