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The Rise of The Washington Establishment

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Jordan Hobbs

on 31 October 2014

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Transcript of The Rise of The Washington Establishment

Fiorina is suggesting that with the government we have now, it is much easier for politicians to get reelected. He states that more money is going into pork barrels and congressional activities. All of the focus is on getting as much money for things that will benefit reelection and things that benefit Congress.
What is it?
The Washington Establishment is an informal, and unofficial, yet powerful alliance of federal government officials, appointed officials, lobbyists, that have influence over the federal dealings at the federal level. Futhermore, the establishment is made up of both Democrats and Republicans, who both want to bring more power to their parties.
Quotes
"The key to the rise of the Washington Establishment is the following observation: the growth of an activist federal government has stimulated a change in the mix of congressional activities."

-Fiorina
Main Idea
Fiorina concludes, "The nature of the Washington system is quite clear. Congressman earn electoral credits by establishing various federal programs." So in short, without an overbearing bureaucracy, members would have significantly less casework activities they could engage in to gain electoral credits and reelection.
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What is the Washington Establishment?
The Rise of The Washington Establishment
Bureaucracy
a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives
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