Fight Over Campaign Financing Rages In Congress

So much for working together. House members are now in a bitter dispute on the House floor over whether the U.S. should continue a program allowing taxpayers to voluntarily fund presidential campaigns.

Republicans are hoping to end the program and save $617 million over ten years. Most Democrats will oppose it, and in their opening remarks in the morning debate, they charged that Republicans are looking to expand corporations’ influence over campaigns.

Read more from Pete Kasperwoicz at The Hill

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