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Since politicians get the majority of thier money to run for office from special interests, should we start a movement to vote for the candidate who raises the least from special interests?

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Phase3

Asked by Phase3 at 3:55 PM on Sep. 23, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Ralph Nadar doesn't take money from special interest groups and has been a crusader for consumer safety.

    Also, the green party refuses money from special interest groups.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:03 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • No, because then we'd have to vote for people like....Ron Paul!!!

    The HORROR!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:04 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • We should start a movement to get a bill passed that prevents special intrest groups from donating to ANY politician. Get rid of the lobby's to.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 4:24 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • How about we just revamp the whole system and make the special interest group go away completely.
    abbynzachsmommy

    Answer by abbynzachsmommy at 4:42 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • Politicians suck!
    older

    Answer by older at 4:49 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • I think ALL candidates should be given a certain amount of money to use to campaign- let's see what they can do with the small amount of funds allotted. This would make it fair across the board-especially for the 3rd party candidates who get the friggin' shaft year after year.

    IhartU

    Answer by IhartU at 6:54 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

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