No Funny Money

Another problem with our campaign finance system is the time spent fundraising rather fulfilling actual governmental duties. This is true for Congress as well. 

From NY Times:

Friday marked another stage in President Obama’s springtime metamorphosis into full-fledged campaigner: his first daylong trip out of the capital devoted solely to fund-raising. He gripped and grinned through five campaign events in Chicago and Atlanta…The 13-hour “money run” raised at least $4.8 million for the president’s re-election effort — more than $5 million if one counts a fund-raiser in Minneapolis with Michelle Obama.

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