- On the front burner. Carney, Eliza Newlin // National Journal;2/01/97, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p231
Discusses the introduction of campaign finance reform proposals by Congress in the United States. Restrictions on foreign donors and unions by the Republican Party; Opposition to limits on unions without similar restrictions on corporations by the Democratic Party; List of bipartisan proposals.
- Pivotal Events in Congress. Graham, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;10/23/99, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p3064
Presents news regarding issues and events in the United States Congress from October 18 to October 21, 1999. Agreement reached on October 19 regarding the Social Security surplus; Conflict on the funding for specific programs; Result of the voting, held on October 19, on the campaign finance...
- How `money chase' shapes US politics. Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor;7/18/97, Vol. 89 Issue 163, p1
Reports on the continuous struggle for United States politicians in raising campaign finances. Types of fund raising events which the typical congressperson can attend; Number of fund raising events which occur daily in Washington, D.C.; Average cost for a winning campaign for the Senate and...
- Is too much really spent on political campaigns? Compare.... // Campaigns & Elections (1996);May97, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p20
Compares the budget used in top United States companies in launching their products against the cost of campaign on congressional and California state. Companies such as Barbie, Sony and others; Data supplied by Cato Handbook for Congress 1997.
- Reality check on reform. Carney, Eliza Newlin // National Journal;6/28/97, Vol. 29 Issue 26, p1334
Discusses the prospects for campaign finance reform in the United States Congress as of June 28, 1997. Support for comprehensive, bipartisan legislation to overhaul the election laws; Lack of momentum behind the McCain-Feingold bill; Increasing support for incremental changes in the election...
- Controversy In Congress Over Proposed Federal Campaign Financing. // Congressional Digest;Feb74, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p35
Focuses on the proposal by members of the U.S. Congress to use Federal tax revenues to finance campaigns for Congress and the Presidency. Efforts of Congress to regulate campaign financing through legislation; Concern over potential campaign finance abuses; Citation of the increase in campaign...
- Money spigot open for House freshmen. // National Journal;10/26/96, Vol. 28 Issue 43, p2298
Focuses on American House of Representatives freshmen's raising of campaign funds for the 1996 national elections. Money from individuals, from all political committees and from political action committees; Leading House freshmen in terms of money raised.
- House Keeps Non-State But Bars Foreign Campaign funds, Senate OKs Americorps Over Vets, Stalls... // Human Events;10/08/99, Vol. 55 Issue 37, p27
Looks at the activities of the United States (US) Congress as of October 1999. Failure of the US Senate Judiciary Committee to approve a judicial appointee; Move of the US House to consider amendments to the campaign finance bill.
- Reform could strike out over labor. Carney, Eliza Newlin // National Journal;11/30/96, Vol. 28 Issue 48, p2617
Talks about the prospects for a bipartisan agreement on campaign finance reform legislation in the US Congress. Effect of the bias of the system to incumbents; Reaction of the rank-and-file members on the spending of union dues on uncovered causes; Conflict of interest between the House...