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Do Political Pledges Constitute Illegal Vote Buying?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

In my opinion, committing to special interest political pledges is a violation of a politician's congressional oath of office which they take "without any mental reservation". Commitment to dearly held political beliefs is to be commended; but swearing blind allegiance to them is not.