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By Ken Stern 

A different green new deal

From the editor —

 

November 4, 2020



Dear Reps. Rick Larsen and Dave Paul,

Congratulations! You have each won reelection. Now your real work begins. For each of you in Congress and with federal legislation, Rep. Larsen and for you in Washington state, Rep. Paul, your campaign victories are poster child cases for the drastic changes needed in campaign finance laws.

Rep. Larsen, you return to the nation’s capital having spent $1.3 million to get re-elected. Wow! You spent about fifty-fve cents for each of the over 700,000 people living in District 2.

Rep. Paul, you raised and spent close to $450,000 this year. That is $3 fo...



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