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Janet Domenitz

The real power of campaign donations

By Janet Domenitz
June 23, 2008

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THE MOST corrosive effect of big money in politics is not that it can buy access to legislators and influence their votes. While this happens, most officeholders are honorable and hardworking public servants. But we must also consider the influence of money on government overall, not just on individual elected officials. (Full article: 683 words)

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