Radio: Payoff

The radio-television industry has good reason to love politicians: last year (to bring their platforms and personalities to the voters) politicos paid U.S. broadcasters more than $6,000,000. In Washington last week, the Senate Subcommittee on Privileges and Elections reported that, of this money, the Republicans spent $3,457,000, the Democrats $2,673,000, and eight minor parties a total of $37,563.43.

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