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The Price of Admission

Larry Makinson

The Price of Admission

Campaign Spending in the 1990 Elections

by Larry Makinson

  • 319 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Center for Responsive Politics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11535940M
    ISBN 100939715163
    ISBN 109780939715169
    OCLC/WorldCa24648721

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