By Rory E.
The old adage money talks certainly rings true in Washington. On capitol hill, money does more than just talk, it lobbies, and when it lobbies, Congress listens. As early as the 1980’s, members of Congress started to complain about the effects of pressure to raise campaign cash, and how the amount of time spent raising money detracted from time spent conducting oversight and focusing on real issues.
As this trend has continued through our most recent election cycle, the effects of campaign cash, or lack thereof, are most apparent in how Congress handles matters pertaining to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
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