“A wonderful book to read, written with the perspective of the practicing political scientist and the insight of the kibitzing Washington observer. The book stands out for its thoroughness . . .on all aspects of PACs. A well-written and witty work . . .far surpasses anything previously done on the subject.” Choice
This analysis of the workings of PACs and their influence examines the ways in which they raise huge sums of money, how they select candidates to back, and what they expect in return for support and assesses their effects on major parties.