Campaign Finance Reform: This Time, The Finish Line?

For years, Washington has been locked in a familiar cycle. Campaign spending soars. Inevitably, some finagling pol triggers a scandal. Reformers feel the public will finally demand changes in loophole-ridden campaign-finance rules. Yet the drive fizzles, doomed by apathy and incumbent politicians' fierce desire to protect the status quo.

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