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For public financing of elections

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Which is better for democracy, political candidates taking large campaign contributions from a small number of wealthy donors or small contributions from a large number of middle-class ones? It’s pretty obvious, but apparently of no significance to Senate Republicans, who continue to oppose one of the most important reforms, one that could take much of the money and the corruption it encourages out of New York state politics: public financing of elections. Gov. Cuomo, who ...

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