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REVITALIZED PUBLIC FINANCING… I have a post on that subject up now on what Kevin calls the mother blog (aka MoJo Blog). Fred Wertheimer, president of good government group Democracy 21, takes to the Washington Post today to sketch out what a functioning public financing system looks like in the next decade. I point out the highlights.

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