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- Iraq war threat presents challenge to Dem prez candidates. Friday, Wayne // Bay Area Reporter;2/20/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p9
Reports on political developments affecting the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual community in the U.S., as of February 20, 2003. Impact of the debate over the rationality of a U.S.-led war against Iraq on the candidacy of some Democratic politicians; Highlights of a fundraiser/reception...
- GENTLEMEN, START YOUR CHECKBOOKS. Gordon, Meryl // New York;10/13/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 35, p70
Focuses on the political fund raising efforts of the U.S. Democratic party in preparation for the 2004 Presidential elections. Major supporters of Democratic candidates General Wesley Clark, Howard Dean and others; Description of fund raising events organized by the candidates; Celebrities...
- Trying to Get Out of Moral Hock. // Saturday Evening Post;6/30/1962, Vol. 235 Issue 26, p84
Focuses on the conflict and problems in the politics and government of the U.S. Factors affecting the high cost of political campaign; Widespread of cynicism about the democratic system of the country; Establishment of uniform methods of collecting and reporting and to provide a reasonable...
- Corporate donations: dominant factor in political campaigns. Sanders, Bob // New Hampshire Business Review;11/1/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p1A
Discusses the significance of corporate donations to political campaigns in the U.S. Legality of political donations from businesses; Average amount of contributions from corporations; Benefactors of direct corporate donations.
- WHAT IS A TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS? OVERFISHING AND THE CAMPAIGN SPENDING PROBLEM. Shi-Ling Hsu // Albany Law Review;2005, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p75
Considers the problem of increasing political campaign expenditures in the U.S. Definition of the tragedy of the commons; Dynamics of tragedies of the commons; Similarities between overfishing and the problem of political campaign spending; Campaign spending for political parties in Canada.
- Legal Control of Campaign Expenses. // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep32, Vol. 11 Issue 8/9, p196
This article focuses on the Federal law concerning the use of money in political campaigns that have to do with the election of members of the House and Senate and Presidents and Vice-President. Corrupt Practices Act of 1925, though does not mention Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates...
- EARLY MONEY IS BEST GAUGE OF CANDIDATE VIABILITY. Cook, Charlie // National Journal;3/29/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 13, p1014
Deals with the significance of fund raising initiatives as a means to assess the viability of a U.S. presidential candidate. Competition among Democratic candidates to raise campaign funds; Reason behind the decision of candidates to drop out of the race.
- Star struck. Simon, Paul // New Republic;12/13/93, Vol. 209 Issue 24, p6
Presents letters to the editor referring to an article on U.S. Senator Carol Moseley-Braun, previously published in the November 15, 1993, issue. Factual errors and misrepresentations contained in the article about Moseley-Braun's family and political campaign; Moseley-Braun's response to...
- Money and Challenger Emergence in Gubernatorial Primaries. Bardwell, Kedron // Political Research Quarterly;Sep2002, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p653
Compared to congressional elections, gubernatorial races are underrepresented in the campaign finance literature. At the same time, the great diversity of state campaign finance laws enables a comparative analysis of their impact in gubernatorial races. I use data from 1980 to 2000 to test...