While Washington dithers, states cap campaign funds
- Political contributions and conduits after Charles Keating and EMILY's List: An incremental... Wardle, Geoffrey M. // Case Western Reserve Law Review;Winter96, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p531
Argues that comprehensive campaign reform in the United States is doomed to failure due to structural problems that prevent comprehensive reform from occurring. Reforming federal campaign finance; Treatment of contributions made through intermediaries or conduits; Need for a theoretical...
- Hammering campaign reform. Stone, Peter H. // National Journal;6/13/98, Vol. 30 Issue 24, p1366
Presents information on the anti-soft money bill sponsored by legislators in the United States. Goal of House Majority Whip Tom D. DeLay in concocting a strategy to defeat liberal campaign finance reform proposals; Details on the proposal of Representatives Christopher H. Shays and Martin T....
- The limits of campaign spending limits. BRUBAKER, STANLEY C. // Public Interest;Fall98, Issue 133, p33
Discusses limitations imposed on campaign spending in the United States. Information on the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) of 1971; Discussion on the decision of the Supreme Court on the 1976 case of Buckley versus Valeo; Details on efforts to reverse the Buckley decision; Discussion on...
- The Money Chase. Bethell, Tom // American Spectator;Nov99, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p18
Deals with the campaign finance laws in the United States. Passage of the Shays-Meehan Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act in September 1999; Significance of campaign finance laws; Rise in the cost of campaign since 1974.
- OK, SIGN THE CAMPAIGN FINANCE BILL. BUT FIRST, VETO IT. Rauch, Jonathan // National Journal;3/23/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p838
Comments on a proposed campaign reform bill in the U.S. Provisions of the bill; Characteristics of electioneering broadcast advertisement; Issues associated with regulating campaign finance.
- Latest effort to retool election spending laws. Walker, Sam // Christian Science Monitor;6/25/96, Vol. 88 Issue 147, p3
Discusses the implications of a proposal for banning contributions from political actions committees (PACS) and capping personal funds any political candidate can spend in political campaigns in the United States. Measure for preventing the influence of interest groups in political decision...
- Beware of unintended consequences. Wilson // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;09/06/99, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p18
Comments on calls for another campaign reform in the United States which could breed another law like the Federal Elections Act of 1974 (FEA). Establishment of political action committees (PAC) by the FEA; Failure of PAC to do what they were intended to do; Role of PAC in focusing influence on...
- Court OKs political spending cap. Richey, Warren; Chinni, Dante; Marlantes, Liz // Christian Science Monitor;6/26/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 148, p1
Focuses on approval by the United States Supreme Court for upholding federal limits on the amount of money political parties can spend in direct coordination with their candidates during election campaigns in the U.S. View that decision runs counter to the general trend in the court's...
- House turns down campaign reform. // Human Events;9/13/96, Vol. 52 Issue 34, p23
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