Sunday, August 05, 2007
Hillary Clinton and Lobbyists
Covering the Second Annual Kos Convention in Chicago, James Rainey of The Los Angeles Times reported:
- Clinton said she had to raise money to be competitive and that her 35 years of public service proved she would fight for ordinary Americans. "I have stayed true to my core principles," Clinton said. "A lot of those lobbyists, whether you like it or not, represent real Americans" such as nurses, teachers and others who need a voice in the halls of government, she added.
---Dollars and Votes - How Business Campaign Contributions Subvert Democracy
by Dan Clawson, Alan Neustadtl, and Mark Weller
Temple University Press, 1998