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Congress Has Collectively Spent 94 Years Fundraising Since 2015

January 01, 1970 | Issue One | News
To figure out exactly how much time elected officials spend on the phone with donors and attending fundraisers, we just launched a new feature on our homepage—a counter to keep track of how many hours members of Congress spend raising money (if they’re following the recommendations from the Democratic and Republican National Committees). As it turns out, if our elected officials are following their parties’ guidance, they’ve spent an obscene amount of time fundraising this year alone.
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