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As usual, he was not in to take his calls. The male receptionist was very curious about my reason for the all.
I asked to leave Mr. Coleman a message about a need
for an independpent ethics committee/process and tough restrictions on lobbyist campaign fundraising.
I also asked for the rep to tell Mr. Coleman that I and Many many others were asking for Real Reform.
He said he would deliver my message.
I hope he not only receives my message but thinks about it.
One final comment: Do you think lobbyists get put on hold or get a busy signal when they call D.C. offices of elected officials?? NO WAY!
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