Connecticut Post: Political campaigns rake in cash despite ban


“This is an old game,” said Meredith McGehee, policy director at Washington-based Campaign Legal Center. “Strip away the legalese and this money comes from a party that intends to curry favor with public officials. Politicians are just as complicit. Contractors feel like they’re in a shakedown.”

McGehee, of the Campaign Legal Center, said even the suggestion that businesses have to give in order to get state work taints the clean elections law.

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