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How much do you think large monetary contributions to campaigns can sway elected officials?

Way too much; it’s seriously time to big take money out of politics.
Enough to reevaluate campaign finance laws and how they impact our political system.
Maybe a little; but in the end they still must answer to voters.
Not a concern; it’s how things work, and any serious candidate must stack some chips.

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The following article was posted on October 4th, 2012, in the New Times - Volume 27, Issue 10 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 27, Issue 10

Think we're hayseeds, Abel?

Paso Robles

By Ted Fox

Just saw an ad by Abel Maldonado who claimed that Lois Capps has a 14-year record of failure. Hm-m-m-m ... is this the same Lois Capps we voted into and returned to office? I guess we’re a bunch of country bumpkins who just fell off the turnip truck. Sorry Abel, that dog won’t hunt!