Long past time to end the political funding arms race
- New Campaign Rules: Stay Away. Tumulty, Karen // Time;4/29/2002, Vol. 159 Issue 17, p24
Discusses how the McCain-Feingold U.S. campaign-finance law is affecting politicians as they begin election campaigns. Prohibition against using soft money; Way that the law affects political parties; Concerns that the new law will disconnect politicians from their home states.
- THE RIGHT EAR. // Human Events;11/18/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 43, p23
Presents updates on several politics-related issues in the U.S. as of November 2002. Speculations on who would take over Senator Frank Murkowski's seat until the next Senate election in 2004; Features of the campaign finance reform package in 2001; Overview of the embezzlement suit against...
- Hotline Extra. Goodin, Emily // National Journal;8/5/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 31, p56
This article provides updates concerning politics in the U.S. as of August 5, 2006. Several politicians have been diagnosed with cancer. Campaigns advertisements are common on airwaves as the election day draws closer. The presidential campaign of Senator Sam Brownback is facing a financial problem.
- â€˜Hey, buddy, can you spare a grand (ot two)?â€™. Gifford, Ron // Indianapolis Business Journal;4/19/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p20
Presents an author's opinion on campaign contributions in the U.S. Overview of expenditures made by politicians for political campaigns; Explanations concerning the McCain-Feingold campaign-finance-reform law; Account of the decision of Centex Construction Group to reward employees who made...
- Inside Washington. Wilson, Reid; Cohen, Richard E.; Vaida, Bara; Krigman, Eliza; Kosterlitz, Julie // National Journal;6/12/2010, p16
The article presents an update related to U.S. politics as of 2010. It says successful politicians who funded their own campaign, including California gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman, are usually the minority. Representative Gary Miller of California is advised to consider redistricting next...
- Money and Media. // America;11/29/2010, Vol. 203 Issue 16, p5
The author reflects on the role of media and money in the U.S. democracy. He argues that the election in the country will not be complete without campaign cash and big-spending candidates. He relates on the evolving role of media in the country's politics, particularly during the 2010 election....
- This Is How Incumbent Politicians Game the System to Ensure Their Own Re-Election. Stossel, John // Hit & Run;10/1/2014, p82
The article discusses why most incumbent politicians in the U.S. win the re-election. Topics discussed include the high re-election rate, claims that some politicians prevent other groups from funding political campaigns which criticize them, and the presence of political dynasties in the...
- TRULY OPPRESSED MINORITIES. Schneider, William // National Journal;3/16/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p818
Reports that Texas Democrats and California Republicans hope the 2002 races for governor will revitalize them. Game plan of California Governor Gray Davis; Issue of Democrats' minority strategy in the Texas primary campaign.
- Pull of Politics/ Anchor of Beliefs. Bittick, Robin Marshall // PA Times;Sep2000, Vol. 23 Issue 9, Special section p2
Focuses on the influence of politics over the beliefs of politicians in the United States. Fascination of citizens with reformers taking moral stands on public issues; Position of Senator John McCain on the flying of the Confederate flag over the South Carolina statehouse; Need for politicians...