Sunday, January 23, 2011

Will Congress kill the public campaign financing for presidential candidates?

Public campaign financing, adopted in the wake of the Watergate scandals, has been in effect, and routinely used since 1976. The program was passed to, among other things, enlarge the public debate and free candidates from the interminable burden of fundraising.

The NYT argues that the program is well worth saving. 

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