"Is Talk Cheap? Buying Congressional Testimony with Campaign Contributions"


Journal Article (Academic article)

For the steel import quota bill of 1999, our answer to the question posed in the title is that each word in the Congressional Record costs $39 in campaign contributions from the steel industry. Consequently, our answer is “Yes.”

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gibbs, R; Gokcekus, O; Tower, E

Published Date

  • December 2002

Published In

  • Journal of Policy Reform

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 127 - 132

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