“We need stronger protections for consumers, but instead, this proposal is a toxic concoction of repackaged banker handouts,” said Public Citizen’s Lisa Gilbert.
“…the voice of the people is really often the sound of money talking.” Such were the findings of researchers who recently analyzed the impact of political financing on decisions made by legislators – once again confirming that money does indeed buy influence in Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Public concern about the influence of money in politics has never been greater. But figuring out exactly how much money is needed to “buy” a congressional vote has been difficult to do. However, a new study released by