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By Bob Brown
Former Mont. Secretary Of State 

Hey, Candidates: Expose Your Dark Money Donors

 


The venerable Barry Goldwater warned that,“Unlimited campaign spending eats at the heart of the democratic process. It feeds the growth of special interest groups created solely to channel money into political campaigns. It creates an impression that every candidate is bought and owned by the biggest givers. And it causes elected officials to devote more time to raising money than to their public duties.”

Goldwater's foresight was right. Congress will be in session only 123 days this year. They'll have a lot more time, on the public dime, to raise re-election money than they've sche...



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