Only one House member received no contributions from the state's largest corporate PACs: maverick Republican Rep. Ron Paul, a libertarian and frequent critic of big business who currently is running for president."They're very aware that they cannot influence his votes one way or the other, so they generally do not bother to give him money," said Mark Elam, campaign manager of Paul's congressional re-election race.
Texas' top corporations stay loyal to GOP | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Isn't this issue THE most important issue facing politics right now? Everyone hates politicians. Why? Because their votes are "influenced" by various lobbyists. So, here comes a politician who has a 20 year track record of NOT being influenced by them. Doesn't this make it an obvious choice on who to vote for?
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