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  • America Votes

    Election news from across the Knight Ridder network and the Web

    Thursday, February 12, 2004

    Bang for the buck 

    What do you get when you contribute to a presidential campaign? Cynics say you buy the candidate. Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts offered another suggestion Thursday.

    Seeking cash for his campaign in Wisconsin, he told supporters exactly what their contributions would buy. A $1,000 check would buy ads on 105.5 FM radio in Madison. A $250 check would buy stationery for the Eau Claire office. A $100 contribution would buy "Bring it on" bumper stickers. And $25? That would buy pizzas for volunteers.

    - Steven Thomma, Knight Ridder Washington Bureau

    posted by Jim Van Nostrand at 4:24 PM



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