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I.  Congressional Composition: The Melting Pot
Skipped Congress

    A.  Minority Congressional Composition
    B.  Women in Congress: A Slow Climb
    C.  Congressional Diversity: A Limited History
II.  Money Gets in the Way
    A.  Financial Problems Faced by Challenger Candidates
    B.  The Never-Ending Struggle: Minority Candidates and Campaign Cash
    C.  Women’s Fundraising Prowess
III.  An Abundance of Proposals
    A.  Attacking a Key Element to Success: Political Action Committees
    B.  The Belle of the Reform Ball: Soft Money
    C.  Raising the Individual Contribution Limit
    D.  Putting a Ceiling on Campaign Spending
    E.  The Most Far-Reaching Approach: Public Financing
IV.  A Positive Experiment from the States and the
Limitations of Politics

    A.  As Goes Maine, so Goes the Country?
    B.  Don’t Under-Estimate Politics
V.  The Best and the Worst Campaign Finance
Reform Has to Offer

Conclusion