TITLE

DECENT PROPOSAL

PUB. DATE
July 1993
SOURCE
New Republic;7/12/93, Vol. 209 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the proposed legislation regarding financing of congressional and presidential election campaign in the U.S. Basic structural problem of campaign finance reform; Limiting of out-of-state political contributions; Mitigation of the unfair advantages of incumbents; Information that the bill, instead of trying to eliminate all the advantages of incumbency, which is impossible, concentrates on mitigating some of the most unfair ones.
ACCESSION #
11930861

 

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