Inside a generic suburban office building along Highway 61 in Hastings, the Republican Party is swelling its 2004 war chest. Every day, for up to 16 hours, two shifts of telemarketers don headsets and beg citizens across the country for cash to support various GOP causes. The second floor space has three rows of blue cubicles, equipped with computers and phones for as many as 20 to 40 callers. The walls are decorated with signs declaring "I Stand with Our President George W. Bush" and... More >>>
By Michael Dvorak
Ted Swaback worked two stints telemarketing, raising funds for Republican candidates and causes: "Basically it's a big zoo"