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The Rhetoric and Reality of Campaign Finance Reform24:50

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The Senate passed a ban on "soft money" donations to parties last spring, but House GOP leaders refused to let it come to a vote in their chambers — until now. The Enron scandal brought campaign finance reform back into the spotlight, and House legislators have petitioned to bring the bill to a vote. This hour, ending the saga of special interest money...can Washington finally come clean?


John Moyers, editor and publisher of

Juliet Eilperin, reporter with the Washington Post

This program aired on February 5, 2002.

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