TITLE

Cashing Out

AUTHOR(S)
Milbank, Dana
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
New Republic;11/15/99, Vol. 221 Issue 20, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the role of soft money in the United States 2000 presidential race, in light of the 1999 defeat of a campaign finance reform bill by Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. Effect of soft money on the campaign for the Republican nomination; Information that the presidential candidate Gary Bauer had to side with finance reformer, John McCain; Comments on the Republican candidates who are not affected by the statesman, George Bush's decision to break the spending limits; Effect of soft money on other candidates; Opinion on campaign finance reform.
ACCESSION #
2431735

 

Related Articles

  • The Grand Old Party's back. Lenkowsky, Leslie // Indianapolis Business Journal;07/26/99, Vol. 20 Issue 19, p13 

    Comments on the major role played by political machineries in the success of electoral campaigns in the United States. Impact of political contributions and donors on elections; Presidential candidate George Bush's building of a broad-based coalition of supporters.

  • The Military Hero as Presidential Candidate. Somit, Alber // Public Opinion Quarterly;Summer48, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p192 

    The article presents the analysis done on the past voting behavior in the U.S. It is found that military heroes have been uniformly more successful than civilian candidates in garnering votes for the presidential office. A military hero would be an individual who in all likelihood would never...

  • Memo to Kerry: Only Connect. Alter, Jonathan // Newsweek;5/31/2004, Vol. 143 Issue 22, p53 

    Presents a memo to presidential candidate John Kerry calling for a more vocal candidacy. Bush camp's touting of health and education programs they have actually cut; Comparison to the era of the Peloponnesian War when Thucydides remarked that "reckless audacity " was seen as "courage" while...

  • Sitting This One Out. Reed Jr., Adolph L. // Progressive;Nov2007, Vol. 71 Issue 11, p26 

    The article presents the author's views on the political campaign of Democratic candidates for the 2008 U.S. presidential election. The author reflects that the Democratic candidates have adopted a strategy of placating people who are not inclined to vote them. The author views that they...

  • The Republican Candidate.  // Saturday Evening Post;9/14/1935, Vol. 208 Issue 11, p22 

    Discusses the issue of Republican candidate running for presidency in the U.S. Impact of the issue on the interest of professionals; Political background of candidates in the American system compared to the European parliamentary system; Significance in the identity of candidates in winning the...

  • The Money Game: Changing the Rules.  // Time;2/9/1976, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p10 

    The article offers information on the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on campaign finance of the 1976 presidential candidates based on the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1974. It says that the law's rule restricting the campaign contributions to 1000 dollars was left intact, though the court...

  • The Distribution of Campaign Spending Benefits across Groups. Coleman, John J. // Journal of Politics;Aug2001, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p916 

    Coleman and Manna (2000) argue that campaign spending boosts the quality of democracy by increasing citizen knowledge about and affect toward candidates. If politically and socially advantaged groups disproportionately capture these knowledge benefits, however, then campaign spending merely...

  • TRACKING FINDS RIVALS CLOSING IN ON DEAN. Cook, Charlie // National Journal;1/17/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p188 

    Presents an analysis of the performance of U.S. Democratic presidential candidates for the elections in fall 2004. Rank of the candidates in terms of their chances of winning the nomination; Survey results on the candidates; Classification of former Vermont Governor Howard Dean as an...

  • Evangelicals in the 2008 Election: Unconventional Strategies. Edelmayer, Kathleen // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2008, p1 

    This essay examines the relationship between the evangelical movement and the presidential candidates during the 2008 campaign. Many evangelicals have threatened to boycott the election in November. This essay will examine the rhetoric of the candidates during the primary season to capture the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics