“Parties Hoover Up the Money”

The Hill offers this report, which begins: ” The Republican and Democratic national parties have defied predictions that they would crumble in the aftermath of campaign-finance reform, in part by slashing the signature perks of the soft-money era. Shattering expectations widely held as recently as this year, the six national Republican and Democratic party committees are raising more hard money than they raised hard and soft money combined during the last presidential election cycle, 1999-2000.”
See also this Campaigns and Elections report (link via Politicalwire.com).

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