Nick Nyhart in The Worcester Telegram and Gazette News

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The Worcester Telegram and Gazette News quotes Public Campaign Action Fund Executive Director Nick Nyhart on the relationship between candidates and special interest donors.

"'Voters make a direct connection between where candidates get their money and how they vote,' which can create problems of trust among constituents for even the cleanest lobbyist-friendly congressman or senator, Mr. Nyhart said. A congressman's loyalty to his home district is a fundamental necessity of representative democracy, he said, which can be compromised when congressmen depend on lobbyists instead of constituents to finance their campaigns."

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