Bloomberg News reports that because Democrats have joined Republicans in declining public campaign funding, 2008 could be the â€œfirst election since Richard Nixon won his second term in 1972 in which both partiesâ€™ nominees will have been completely financed by private sources.â€ The good news is the 2008 campaigns will end up costing taxpayers less — up front, at least. But what about all the expectations bundled up in all those private dollars?
Posted by Rhonda Holman
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