TBMA Steps Up PAC Play
- Do Political action committees give money to candidates for electoral or influence motives? Magee, Christopher // Public Choice;Sep2002, Vol. 112 Issue 3/4, p373
Examines the motivation of political action committees in campaign contributions in the U.S. Effects of contribution on the elections of the 1996 U.S. House of Representatives; Consideration of candidate position; Effort of securing unobservable services for the committees.
- Individual Donors Give to Pro-Israel PACs, Again to PACs' Chosen Candidates. Toenjes, Laurence A. // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Apr2008, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p29
The article focuses on the political contributions received by pro-Israel political action committee (PAC) in the U.S. While the $3.3 million in pro-Israel PAC contributions was spread among hundreds of candidates for the House and Senate in 2006, much of it was targeted at a relatively small...
- PACs Play Key Role in Political Process. Templer, Erin // Rural Telecommunications;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p10
Examines the role of political action committees (PAC) in the political process in the United States. Donations made by PAC in the 2000 election; Significance of PAC donations to the election campaign of several candidates; Comparison of PAC donations with those of soft money contributions;...
- Reaping the Whirlwind? Cook, Charlie // National Journal;10/28/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 43, p76
The article assesses the political campaigns of the Republican Party aimed at reversing the trend for a Democratic Party gain in the November 7, 2006 election in the U.S. At this point in the struggle, both parties' campaign committees are making agonizing, Sophie's Choice-style decisions about...
- Confronting the PAC Mentality. Hickey, Jennifer G. // Insight on the News;04/16/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p8
Focuses on the efforts of campaign-finance proponents to enact a legislation that will limit the influence of soft money and political-action committees in the United States. Information on the book `Inside Campaign Finance,' by Frank J. Sorauf; Comments on the influence of oil, coal and...
- THE WEEK. // National Review;4/19/1985, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p12
Discusses issues related to U.S. politics and government as of April 1985. Long-term systematic problems on Secretary of Labor Bill Brock; Supreme Court's ruling that the $1,000 campaign spending limit cannot be constitutionally applied to political action committees.
- NEW GREEN INDUSTRY PAC. // Grounds Maintenance;May2006, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p10
The article reports on the establishment of the Professional Landcare Network Political Action Committee (PAC), a powerful tool that provides members the means to combine political contributions for the achievement of a stronger voice on Capitol Hill. Being an important aspect of American...
- AFTER THE BALL. // New Republic;4/23/84, Vol. 190 Issue 16, p6
Discusses the problems of political candidates in the U.S. regarding campaign funds. Election laws which make it illegal for a candidate to contribute more than $1,000 to his own campaign; Observation that lawyers usually apply their black art to the complex spending and contribution limits;...
- CORRESPONDENCE. Ben-Gad, Michael; Shugart, Matthew; Weiskopf, Doug; Makinson, Larry; Littlefield, Nick; Andrews, John; Gardner, Walt; Wildman, Sarah; Nuland, Sherwin B. // New Republic;10/23/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 17, p6
Presents letters to the editor about topics discussed in previous issues. "Lone Star Joining," which discussed California's public spending and taxes; "Left Behind," which focused on U.S. political system; "Jewish Appeal," which discussed donors of the Democratic National Committee.