It costs politicians more and more every year to get reelected. And that means they become more and more dependent on corporate dollars and wealthy dono.
Change the Influence of Money in Politics? - The Atlantic
Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the House, is guilty of encouraging her members to wage an ugly race war, but it won’t work.
Nancy Pelosi: "If you reduce the role of money in politics and increase the level of civility in debate, more women will run for office.
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