The Road to Nowhere
- A New Approach to the Dilemma of Campaign Finance Reform. Friedman, Richard D. // American Bar Association Journal;Jan1976, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p72
Deals with the campaign finance reform law for federal elections in the United States. Continued search for improved ways to limit the influence of private money on campaigns; Form of political expression; Public subsidization of candidacies; Arguments for cutting a fund-raising percentage off...
- Campaign reform measure lacks GOP backers in Senate. Berman, Russell // Hill;6/25/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 74, p1
The article reports on the approval of a campaign finance bill by the House of Representatives in the U.S. that will tighten disclosure requirements for corporate and union expenditure on political campaigns.
- 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...
- 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...
- While Washington dithers, states cap campaign funds. Baldauf, Scott // Christian Science Monitor;9/6/96, Vol. 88 Issue 198, p3
Reports on the passage of ballot initiatives that limit campaign spending in 22 states in the United States while voters in three more states gets that chance to vote for similar laws in November 1996. Growing public anger over money in politics; Rise seen in the cost of campaigning; Arguments...
- 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...
- 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 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.