Keeping Track of the PACs
Richard E. Cohen, in Nutior~ulJo~~rizal (Dec. 18, 1982)) 1730 M St. N.W., Wash- ington, D.C. 20036.
Political action committees (PACs) contributed about $80 million of the $300 million spent candidates during the 1982 congressional cam- paign. But, despite growing criticism of the PACs' influence, says Cohen, National Journal staff correspondent, the evidence that they "get what they pay for" is "mixed" at best.
Corporate PACs have come under the heaviest fire. Accounting of...