CAMPAIGN: Money, Money, Money

As armies fight on their stomachs, so politicians fight on their campaign chests. Last week in Washington the Clerk of the House made public the official reports of campaign receipts & expenditures, up to within a fortnight of the election. With these and other facts published last week voters could get some idea of how much it costs to live four years rent free in the White House.

Candidates. Only major candidate to report any personal campaign expenditures was Franklin D. Roosevelt. On a mimeographed blank he scrawled in his own hand...

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