Difference between revisions of "Reform That Has Really Paid Off"

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|author=Norman J. Ornstein
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|quote="We thought the law would produce a flowering of grass-roots party activity, a resurgence of small donors and a reduction in the sale of access to elected officials in return for campaign funds -- and a decrease in the shakedowns of donors that this practice induced. But we thought it would take several election cycles for the changes to take root. Instead this happened immediately."
 
|quote="We thought the law would produce a flowering of grass-roots party activity, a resurgence of small donors and a reduction in the sale of access to elected officials in return for campaign funds -- and a decrease in the shakedowns of donors that this practice induced. But we thought it would take several election cycles for the changes to take root. Instead this happened immediately."
 
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{{additional_author|Anthony Corrado}}
  
 
{{opinion|Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act|Act should be repealed|against}}
 
{{opinion|Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act|Act should be repealed|against}}

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Author(s) Norman J. Ornstein
Source The Washington Post
Date April 1, 2007
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/30/AR2007033002070.html
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Quotes-start.png "We thought the law would produce a flowering of grass-roots party activity, a resurgence of small donors and a reduction in the sale of access to elected officials in return for campaign funds -- and a decrease in the shakedowns of donors that this practice induced. But we thought it would take several election cycles for the changes to take root. Instead this happened immediately." Quotes-end.png


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This item argues against the position Act should be repealed on the topic Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act.