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Subject:  Re: Warm Fuzzies Date:  4/21/2013  7:38 PM
Author:  mauser96 Number:  421138 of 455521

Good point about who actually writes the bills. But staffers are hired and paid to protect the politician and to enhance his interests, not the interests of the electorate or the lobbyist. If they are deemed to be favoring lobbyists rather than the congressperson, they can be promptly fired.
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