Politico:Blue Dogs fill campaign-cash bowls

Written by admin on July 27th, 2009

Politico reports how the current interest in legislation has enabled some Democrats in Congress to fortify their campaign accounts.

Read it here:

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0709/25289.html

Former Rep. Charlie Stenholm (D-Texas) says the business community’s strategy is no mystery. It is making donations, in part, to gain influence with the Blue Dogs.

“I mean, what other conclusion could you come to?” he said with a laugh. “And that’s something that the Blue Dogs have sought. They want to be in that position, to have influence.”

 

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