The Pressure of Fundraising

Politico spoke to a dozen freshman congressmen about the pressures of fundraising and found that nearly all lament the arduous process.

"They described days packed with research about potential donors, trips down the block to the boiler-room-style call centers operated by the campaign committees and hours of mind-numbing calls dialed from cramped cubicles.

 

“'How much do I like doing it? I hate it. It’s the worst,' one House freshman remarked to POLITICO during a vote this week. 'I hate fundraising. I make no bones about it.'”

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