In Bed with Congressmen

Tarini Parti reports on news company investments among congressmen:

 

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As recent political fiascoes involving Rep. Anthony Weiner and ex-Sen. John Edwards have shown, the power of the press carries weight, especially in Washington. Careers of high-rising politicos can be buried or propelled to new heights in a matter of minutes by the media.

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http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2011/06/news-companies-popular-investments-among-congressmen.html

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One response to “In Bed with Congressmen

  1. William McPherson

    This is a case where a quantitative difference makes a qualitative difference. In Weiner’s case–an investment worth less than $15,000 in the Times–this is a matter of absolutely no importance.

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