Buying Democracy

Number 22748
Subject Campaign Finance
Source Express-News (San Antonio, Texas)
State TX
Year 2006
Publication Date 03/05/2006
Summary This article documents how physician-turned-businessman James Leininger ratcheted up his efforts to get the State Legislature to pay private school tuition by spending millions to defeat anti-voucher Republicans, "bankrolling what were often misleading campaigns against incumbents" outside his home legislative district.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 15
Keywords James Leininger; school voucher; private schools
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