TITLE

Plan B

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, Michael
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
New Republic;04/07/97, Vol. 216 Issue 14, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on a fund-raising scandal in the U.S. involving parties and friends of President Bill Clinton who allegedly paid a certain amount to Webster Hubbell while he was awaiting sentence for his embezzlement conviction, as of April 1997. Steps taken by the Clinton administration in response to events of damage-containment; Implication of the passage of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform bill for the use of soft money; Plan of President Clinton and his advisers to curtail the use of soft money.
ACCESSION #
9703263924

 

Related Articles

  • On the slipperiest of slopes. Schneider, William // National Journal;10/04/97, Vol. 29 Issue 40, p1998 

    Discusses the legality of United States President Bill Clinton's fund raising for the 1996 presidential election. Implication of the fund raising controversy to Vice-President Al Gore; Issue of President Clinton's sincerity; Debate on the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform bill.

  • The Reform Quandary. Lehrer, Jeremy // Human Rights;Winter98, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p10 

    This article discusses the debate on campaign finance reform in the U.S. In June 1997, U.S. President William J. Clinton wrote a letter to the Federal Election Commission appealing for the reform of the country's campaign finance system. Such an appeal for change are often made by politicians...

  • The Limits of Limits. Chapman, Stephen // New Republic;10/13/79, Vol. 181 Issue 15, p12 

    Comments that the federal campaign reforms initiated in the aftermath of the Watergate scandal in the United States, failed to produced the intended results. Failure to limit the amount of special interest money in campaigns; Reduction of the opportunity of challengers to unseat entrenched...

  • Perfecting the Art of Money-Grubbing. Dettmer, Jamie // Insight on the News;11/23/98, Vol. 14 Issue 43, p7 

    Provides information on the offer of United States President Bill Clinton and House Speaker Newt Gingrich to change the way campaigns are financed. Comments on the agreement; Comparison of the 1998 elections with that of 1996 in terms of fund-raising; Fund-raising events attended by the...

  • Did Clinton arrange hush money for Hubbell?  // Human Events;05/23/97, Vol. 53 Issue 20, pS12 

    Discusses possible impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton in connection with allegations that he had arranged for intermediaries to pay Webster Hubbell for his silence in federal criminal cases and congressional investigations. Evidence that Hubbell had overbilled his clients at...

  • WASHINGTON FRONT. ELLER, J. N. // America;6/24/1967, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p869 

    The article comments on the task of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee to report on the proposed revisions to the 1966 Presidential Election Campaign Fund Act. A number of bills to provide direct or indirect Federal financing for U.S. Presidential and congressional campaign are noted to have been...

  • Politics and the Business Corporation. Sitkoff, Robert H. // Regulation;Winter2003/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p30 

    Discusses the campaign finance laws in the U.S. Explanations for why corporate political activity needs to be regulated; Political economy of regulating corporate political activity; Parallels between the enactments of the Tillman Act of 1907 and the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002.

  • The Secret Refund Booth. Ackerman, Bruce; Ayres, Ian // University of Chicago Law Review;Fall2006, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p1107 

    The article recommends the enforcement into law of the so called, the secret refund booth, as a strategy in mandatory publicity of contributions and refunds of individuals to campaign funds of political candidates in the U.S. The secret refund booth allows the Federal Election Commission to...

  • LOOPHOLE ADVOCACY. Schneider, William // National Journal;3/20/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p920 

    Analyzes the limitations in the U.S. campaign finance law passed in 2002 to regulate the campaign funds of political parties in the country. Major provision of the law; Issues on the funding practices of the 527 campaign organizations; Information on the law signed by former President Bill...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics