Political campaigns buy into 'swag factor' as volunteer push
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Think of them as frequent flier programs for political action. Instead of a free flight, the reward for loyalty to a campaign can be as simple as a T-shirt or a pin — and as special as preferential seating at a rally when the candidate swoops into town.
Do-this-get-that enticements are coming fast and furiously from political campaigns, with candidates from presidential hopefuls on down more closely tying gear or perks to volunteer output and token donations.
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