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jwirr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 10:02 PM
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3. This is the first step toward allowing honest politicians
to free themselves from big money. If this is not done then elections will continue to be won by the highest bidder.
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  -The Hill: Durbin, Dodd to Push for Public Financing of Elections RSchewe  Feb-08-06 09:56 PM   #0 
  - Bout time!  Rainscents   Feb-08-06 09:57 PM   #1 
  - YES!!!!  Mythsaje   Feb-08-06 10:00 PM   #2 
  - This is the first step toward allowing honest politicians  jwirr   Feb-08-06 10:02 PM   #3 
  - Good  FreedomAngel82   Feb-08-06 10:02 PM   #4 
  - More than plans, they submitted legislation at least twice on it  karynnj   Feb-08-06 10:12 PM   #9 
  - Good! This is the big change that is really needed. We need big  Pirate Smile   Feb-08-06 10:03 PM   #5 
  - Sounds like they're listening to Howard Dean afterall  LiberalPartisan   Feb-08-06 10:05 PM   #6 
  - Kerry and Wellstone submitted Clean Elections bill in 1996 and 1997.  blm   Feb-09-06 09:13 AM   #22 
  - Look at what "Mister Numero Uno Reformer" McCain says:  Pirate Smile   Feb-08-06 10:07 PM   #7 
  - He needs to get brushed off. People give him way too much attention...  RSchewe   Feb-08-06 10:16 PM   #10 
     - We go after public finance, he loses his BS status. That would  Pirate Smile   Feb-08-06 10:20 PM   #13 
  - This is one to nail the Republicans on.  Zynx   Feb-08-06 10:10 PM   #8 
  - We WILL win this battle if we choose to and this is the way to win.  jsamuel   Feb-08-06 10:18 PM   #11 
  - Hot Damn! Its about time! Reinstate the "Fairness Doctrine" (equal time)  Rowdyboy   Feb-08-06 10:19 PM   #12 
  - That is the first step if you want clean campaigns not run by  Mass   Feb-08-06 10:21 PM   #14 
  - Does anyone have a link to what the proposal entails? The details?  liveoaktx   Feb-08-06 10:22 PM   #15 
  - Anything I can do to help, I will. If the DU election forum regulars and  GreenPartyVoter   Feb-08-06 10:25 PM   #16 
  - Great, go all the way. Post cross referenced here:  ProSense   Feb-08-06 10:26 PM   #17 
  - Do I see coordination going on? I hope so. See my post.  madfloridian   Feb-08-06 10:50 PM   #18 
  - This is cool  karynnj   Feb-08-06 11:23 PM   #21 
  - I hope this issue doesn't just fizzle away. n/t  RSchewe   Feb-08-06 10:53 PM   #19 
  - That's my Senator!  Nutmegger   Feb-08-06 10:53 PM   #20 
  - Kos finds some old quotes and points out McCain's flip flopping on PCF  RSchewe   Feb-09-06 11:57 AM   #23 
 

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