The Other 364 Days

Abby Zimet

Progressives are calling
out Democratic lawmakers for giving up lobbyist and PAC money only one
night, during a June fundraiser with President Obama. The
rest of the year, they charge in a Stop Fake Reform petition, members
of Congress are free to "dial for dollars from Wall Street
lobbyists who want more bailout money and less accountability to

"This isn't just hypocritical – it defies common sense that
you'd think the public would believe this was a principled stand
against special-interest influence."

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