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How Corporate Money Crushed Progressive Ballot Initiatives Across the Country With $140 Million

Click here for reuse options! They crushed the opposition by as much as 24-to-1. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, reformers were frustrated at the many roadblocks they faced in solving the problems that beset American society. “At many times and in many localities, there have held public office in the States and in the Nation men who have, in fact, served not the whole people but some special class or special interest,” complained President Theodore Roosevelt.
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