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Does campaign money = vote?

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When Sam kick-started the 5th Estate, an initial focus was us doing the job that the press wasn’t doing and should be — holding the powerful accountable for their actions. That’s the spirit in which I’m writing to my local paper about my congressman.

More important, I want to demonstrate to my students what marvelous Web-based tools allow citizens to keep track of the votes cast by representatives and senators — as well as following their money trails.

Behind the LJ cut is another letter to the editor about my congressman who seems to vote based on where the money is. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by Dr. Denny Wilkins

May 2, 2006 at 2:12 pm

Posted in Uncategorized