But available political money has a way of being spent.
"They still use political money and their contacts to block legislation."
State law, he said, allows candidates to mingle personal and political money.
He denounced the flow of foreign political money into Democratic coffers.
His relationship with me is political money in the bank.
Officials said that the Democratic party had never before used this mechanism for raising and spending political money.
He knew the power of political money but he also sensed its threat to our democratic system.
"If the corruption of political money is the issue, then the answer is not to take it," he said.
No, the answer to how these characters got to the White House is not political money or screening.
He maintains moresoftmoneyhardlaw.com, a Web site widely read by those who track political money.