Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin is the only Democrat to put his name on a major piece of legislation during the past decade when Congress has been under Republican control. Yet he and the McCain-Feingold campaign finance act were not celebrated at the Democratic convention. If Feingold`s presence was not felt here, the soft money by special interests that his bill tried to ban was very much in evidence. Unregulated contributions have poured into Boston to finance the escalating cost of a national political event.
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