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A new campaign finance reform bill being considered by Congress would limit the amount of campaign contributions that political candidates can receive. However, a survey of candidates runing for mayor, governor, and senate seats shows that not one of them favors the bill. Clearly, there is no desire among politicians to limit campaign contributions
Which one of the following points out the flaw in the reporter's argument above?
-The reporter doesn't indicate the amount that the new bill would limit campaign contributions.
-The evidence provided by the reporter suggests that most politicians are in favor of the new bill.
-The reporter wrongly assumes that no politician has ever supported a bill intended to limit campaign contributions or
-The views of candidates currently running for office do not necessarily represent the views of all politicians.

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    And your answer is?

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    D. The views of candidates currently running for office do not necessarily represent the views of all politicians.

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