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Author Kaiser, Robert G., 1943-

Title So damn much money : the triumph of lobbying and the corrosion of American government / Robert G. Kaiser.

Imprint New York : Vintage Books, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  328.73078 K123s 2010    ---  Available
Edition 1st Vintage books ed.
Description x, 406 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Note Originally published: New York : Knopf, 2009. With new epilogue.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A scandal for our time -- Looking down on the Capitol -- The art of self-invention -- A Washington that worked -- A new kind of business -- Corrupt or correct? -- Earmarks become routine -- A great awakening -- A marriage unravels -- "Would that be proper?" -- A money machine -- Disaster averted -- Tricks of the lobbying trade -- The new technology of politics -- Disorder in the House -- Becoming a conglomerate -- Influencing policy for profit -- Public service, private rewards -- Radical ends, radical means -- Cash cow on the Potomac -- Elections bought and sold -- Politics, then government -- Hard times -- A corroded culture.
Subject Lobbying -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
United States. Congress -- Ethics.
Political corruption -- United States.
Cassidy, Gerald S. J.
United States -- Politics and government.
ISBN 9780307385888

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