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Campaign Finance Reform Campaign finance is out of control in todays political races Candidates are taking money from wherever whomever they can get it Soft money is flowing through elections without care or caution People who make these contributions do not share views of the average citizen so politicians end up representing the wrong people Candidates make decisions based on what will help them financially rather than what is better for the people People and corporations that make the largest donations to campaigns do not share views with the general population The idea that people should have the power to affect government more than those with less money goes against the concept of equality for all which is what made this country great Money is the major factor in any political race and can sway a decision very strongly depending on how it is used In the House of Representatives the candidate who spends the most money on their campaign wins 92 of the time In the Senate the bigger spender wins 88 of the time Some decisions made may be harmful to the public but that does not matter to some politicians The public does not know this though because the money is spent trying to convince everyone that their representatives are doing a good job and work for their best interest Donations made by corporations often hurt individuals either financially or even medically Corporations make up a large portion of the groups that give generous donations Campaign money stops laws that would help out every American One type of reform to consider is that of Jack Lohman a businessman from Milwaukee WI Under his plan special interest and corporate donations would be eliminated Instead taxpayers would fund political By eliminating corporate donations politicians would not be affected by outside interests and would be free to do what is best for the people This plan would also save taxpayers
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