Resolved: Congress Critters may only receive donations from constituents

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  1. Manonthestreet
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    The better to promote and insure candidates actually represent the people they purport to.
    Only 4% of Donations to Rep. Ilhan Omar came from Minnesota - Alpha News
    The controversial and unapologetic critic of Israel and Jews Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar raised an impressive $832,000 in just three months in Congress. Politicians must report the names and addresses of donors who give over $200 per election cycle.

    Star Tribune analysis of the donations shows that of the reported contributions that only $17,000 of total donations came from Minnesota. Like many other liberal candidates, many of her small donations were routed via the ActBlue PAC which make tracking the contributions difficult.
     
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    IMO the only ones a candidate can accept money from are those that have a legal right to vote for them,,,,

    the idea that a senate candidate from new york can go to california and get money is just crazy ,,,
     
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    I agree, but I think a restriction has been found unconstitutional
     
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    Sounds like a great fucking idea to me, then a Hungarian Nazi billionaire can't fund the DNC.
     
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    When and on what grounds
     

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