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Raising money is still the first and most vital task of a campaign, so the hysteria conveyed by these emails is based on real desperation.
In his latest book, Lawrence Lessig argues that Congress has become so corrupted by moneyed interests and has so undermined the public trust that our very republic is at risk.
Lawrence Lessig, David V. Johnson
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