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Unformatted text preview: phrased in general terms, but with specific conditions that limit the potential recipient o Logrolling- mutual aid among politicians who must vote on many items of economic importance in individual states and districts o Logrolling across the political spectrum ISTEA (Intermodel Surface Transportation Efficiency Act)- republicans ran against this originally, but in 1997 republicans renewed and added to the bill Distributive politics- all winners and no losers o Pork barrel problems Pork can distort policy and the purpose behind policy Discreet localized benefits but hidden dispersed costs People lose faith in the institution, but love their representatives...
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- Spring '08
- American Politics