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The Money Chase: Congressional Campaign Finance Reform / Edition 1

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Overview

'In Washington, money chases power and power chases money. As the S & L debacle illustrates, outsiders - the public - too often foot the bill for the influence peddling games insiders play with other people's money. The Money Chase is an objective account of how these games are played.' -Jim Leach, U.S. House of Representatives
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Using public opinion, election and campaign spending data, extensive interviews, and a knowledge of practical politics, Magleby and Nelson examine the central issues in the campaign financing debate and propose a comprehensive package of reforms. Paper edition (unseen), $10.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"In Washington, money chases power and power chases money. As the S & L debacle illustrates, outsiders-the public-too often foot the bill for the influence peddling games insiders play with other people's money. The Money Chase is an objective account of how these games are played." —Jim Leach, U.S. House of Representatives

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815754336
  • Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1990
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 5.99 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

David B. Magleby is dean of the School of Family, Home, and Social Sciences at Brigham Young University, where he is also a professor of political science. He is the editor of Financing the 2000 Election (Brookings 2002), and coauthor of Government by the People, which is now in its twenty-first edition. Candice J. Nelson is academic director of the Campaign Management Institute and associate professor of government at American University.

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