THE MONEY MESS

EVERYONE DOES IT, BUT CLINTON'S SPECIAL ZEAL FOR AVOIDING LIMITS ON FUND RAISING FINALLY IGNITES OUTRAGE AND CRIES FOR REFORM

Like many powerful men who were born poor, Bill Clinton is obsessed with money. The obsession is not about the things it can buy; back when he was a civilian, he bought his suits off the rack at Dillard's in Little Rock, ate cheap, rarely took a vacation. Instead, the obsession is about the things money can do: open doors, grease wheels, make friends, cushion blows...and win elections.

Clinton has spent his whole life trying to win elections, but his last may have come at a higher price than even he intended to pay. The way he has run this time...

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