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Will The Stop Act End ‘Dialing For Dollars’ In Congress?

January 01, 1970 | Sunlight Foundation | News
A while back, I sat down with Jolly and Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., both co-sponsors of a new bill designed to put an end to this practice. The Stop Act would prevent members of Congress from soliciting donations at all. We talked about some of the pros and cons of this approach, what congressional fundraising really looks like, and what it might mean for campaign finance more broadly – and would this just lead big donors to redirect their money to super PACs?
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