First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"A thorough and tightly-reasoned brief for radical campaign finance reform. This book will be a valuable resource for all those concerned with a better political system, a better Democratic Party and a better America." -- Ruy Teixeira, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation
"Money-driven political systems are radically different from voter-centered systems. Schneider's fine new study shows how badly our understanding of Congress has been distorted by neglect of this simple, but profound point. His analysis of how campaign finance warps budgetary decision-making and party agendas is a striking correction to conventional wisdom and merits wide attention." -- Thomas Ferguson, Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Boston
"This is a very appealing book, one which many may want to embrace." -- Congress and the Presidency: A Journal of Capital Studies
"Schneider's arguments are intuitively convincing and well supported by reference to a vast amount of economics and political science literature… his approach and conclusions (are) engaging and provocative." -- American Political Science Review