Campaign reform's unhappy campers
- 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...
- Republican freshmen are determined to complete the budget... Kondracke, Morton // Human Events;1/12/96, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p10
Ponders on whether the arch-conservative freshman class will accept a budget deal, assuming Newt Gingrich and President Bill Clinton reaches one. Details on proposals.
- The red ink's drying up. Now what? Schneider, William // National Journal;1/10/98, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p90
Focuses on the federal budget deficit of the Clinton Administration. Description of the `New Democratic' formula of the President; Plan of the Republicans on the surplus; Suggestion of Senator Newt Gingrich regarding the surplus; Advantage of a Republican Congress to Vice President Al Gore...
- Missing the moment. Turque, Bill; Thomas, Evan // Newsweek;11/27/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 22, p26
Relates that as President Bill Clinton and House Speaker Newt Gingrich wrangle over government shutdowns and spending, the two may wreck a historic opportunity to reduce the federal deficit. Republicans sending the president a bill balancing the budget by 2002; Clinton vowing to veto the bill;...
- Political theater of the absurd. Budiansky, Stephen // U.S. News & World Report;11/27/95, Vol. 119 Issue 21, p14
Opinion. Suggests that the `shutdown' of the United States federal government in November 1995 bore all the excruciating hallmarks of amateur theatricals. Examples of stagy melodrama; Overwrought speeches; Claims by President Bill Clinton and House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
- Dueling budget cuts: Capital competition gains more players. Grier, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;1/5/95, Vol. 87 Issue 28, p3
Views the stand of the following relating to reductions in federal spending and budget cuts in the United States. House Republicans and Speaker Newt Gingrich; President Bill Clinton; Senate Republicans; Possible implication in the event of passing any amendment to balance the budget.
- Now, about that contract. Seideman, David // Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/5/94, Issue 49, p42
Reports on the differences on the positions of Representative Newt Gingrich and that of President Bill Clinton concerning the `Contract with America' proposal. Views of the two political leaders on the proposal; Terms and features of the legislative proposal.
- Now, about that contract. Seideman, David // Time;12/5/1994, Vol. 144 Issue 23, p33
Lists several proposals from Newt Gingrich's `Contract with America' along with United States President Bill Clinton's response to each, showing his readiness to bargain on certain parts. A $500 per child tax credit and a tax cut for capital gains on investments; Balancing of the federal...
- Grassroots needed in budget battle. // Human Events;9/22/95, Vol. 51 Issue 36, p1
Reports on United States President Bill Clinton's meeting with Congressional leaders Newt Gingrich and Bob Dole concerning budget appropriation bills pending in Congress. Clinton's compromise with Republican leaders over the balanced budget issue; Clinton's budget proposals as creating...