Skip to comments.Democrats Offer Up Chairmen For Donors
Posted on 02/24/2007 3:35:13 AM PST by YaYa123
House Democrats hope to raise between $650,000 and $1 million for each of the party's most endangered Democrats in hopes of keeping the party in control of Congress.
The tactics are hardly new. Republicans aggressively used their committee chairmen -- and the promise of access to them -- to raise money from interest groups and lobbyists during the party's 12 years of congressional control. They tracked donations closely and pressed lobbying firms to hire GOP lobbyists through the "K Street Project," promising "intimate" issue briefings with the chairmen in return for big donations.
And the GOP is hardly sitting on the sidelines this year. Republicans are also using their top lawmakers on committees to haul in donations. Rep. John L. Mica (Fla.), the ranking Republican on Transportation and Infrastructure, is scheduled to headline a "transportation luncheon" fundraiser in coming days for fellow House Republican Jerry Moran (Kan.).
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I notice....this article, discrediting Democrats, is published on a Saturday. It will go unnoticed.
When the Republicans were in power, this was BAD and showed the Republicans were selling the country to the rich. When the Democrats are in power, everyone does it.
With Democrats in power, "The Culture of Corruption" has suddenly been replaced....by what???
The politically correct culture of corruption, and totally acceptable to all.