The Hydraulics of Campaign Finance Reform
- Water, Water Everywhere. Ortiz, Daniel R. // Texas Law Review;Jun99, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p1739
Comments on the role of money in political campaigns. Analysis of the contention that political power affects the kind and amount of money it attracts; Analysis of the hydraulic characteristics of campaign spending.
- Why People Hate Politics Blame journalism the isn't. Hart, Peter // Extra! Update;Aug2007, Vol. 20, p4
The article provides information on the role of the members of the media in politics. Reporters have generally focused on the campaign fundraising and on the personal activities of political candidates during the initial days of the 2008 Presidential campaign in the U.S. The author stresses that...
- Trying to Get Out of Moral Hock. // Saturday Evening Post;6/30/1962, Vol. 235 Issue 26, p84
Focuses on the conflict and problems in the politics and government of the U.S. Factors affecting the high cost of political campaign; Widespread of cynicism about the democratic system of the country; Establishment of uniform methods of collecting and reporting and to provide a reasonable...
- Iraq war threat presents challenge to Dem prez candidates. Friday, Wayne // Bay Area Reporter;2/20/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p9
Reports on political developments affecting the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual community in the U.S., as of February 20, 2003. Impact of the debate over the rationality of a U.S.-led war against Iraq on the candidacy of some Democratic politicians; Highlights of a fundraiser/reception...
- Corporate donations: dominant factor in political campaigns. Sanders, Bob // New Hampshire Business Review;11/1/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p1A
Discusses the significance of corporate donations to political campaigns in the U.S. Legality of political donations from businesses; Average amount of contributions from corporations; Benefactors of direct corporate donations.
- Campaign finance reform makes no sense whatsoever. Sowell, Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;11/13/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p34
Comments on the issue of campaign finance reform in the United States. Use of the issue as a political propaganda; Campaign reform advocates' claims on the corrupting effects of money; True purpose of political campaigns.
- GENTLEMEN, START YOUR CHECKBOOKS. Gordon, Meryl // New York;10/13/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 35, p70
Focuses on the political fund raising efforts of the U.S. Democratic party in preparation for the 2004 Presidential elections. Major supporters of Democratic candidates General Wesley Clark, Howard Dean and others; Description of fund raising events organized by the candidates; Celebrities...
- Politics and money: Search for dirt isn't the point. Harwood, Richard C. // Christian Science Monitor;9/29/97, Vol. 89 Issue 213, p19
Opinion. Discusses fundamental questions central to the issue of money and politics. Why citizens in the United States are indifferent to the Congressional hearings on campaign finance; The dissatisfaction, disillusionment and disengagement that most citizens feel; The need to determine which...
- Introduction: Money, Politics, and Equality. Rosenkranz, E. Joshua; Hasen, Richard L. // Texas Law Review;Jun99, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p1603
Discusses the interplay of money, politics and equality in the United States. Reasons for the exploration on how campaign finance may regulate political equality; Reasons for the avoidance of using the term political equality in stating the goal of campaign finance regulations.