The Teamsters, the Democrats And Campaign-Finance Reform
- Teamsters used $18 million to support liberal causes. Hopkins, Kara // Human Events;03/05/99, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p4
Reports on the International Brotherhood of Teamsters' use of $18 million in members' dues in support of liberal causes. Results of a 17-month long investigation by the United States House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation; Financial support for the Democratic Party in the 1996...
- Dems move closer to Thursday vote on Disclose Act. Berman, Russell // Hill;6/24/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 73, p6
The article reports on the anticipated passage of the U.S. House Democrats' signature campaign finance bill despite concerns from liberal members of their caucus in 2010.
- White House coffeepots perked up big money. Rodriguez, Paul M. // Insight on the News;02/10/97, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p10
Reports on alleged illegal fundraising by White House Democrats through coffee klatches with United States President Bill Clinton. Clinton's alleged use of the White House Office Data Base in the storage of records; White House's denial of any wrong doing; Alleged violation of ethical and legal...
- A VIEW TO A KILL. Carney, Eliza Newlin // National Journal;4/07/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p1037
Examines the issues concerning the proposed campaign finance reform bill in the United States Congress. Difference between the campaign reform bills proposed in the Senate and in the House; How the proposed campaign finance reform would affect the Democratic Party; Political factors which can...
- Campaign probes won't stop finance reform. H.F. // Broadcasting & Cable;12/09/96, Vol. 126 Issue 51, p26
Reports on Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott's statement that investigations into charges of illegal foreign contributions to the Democratic Party will not delay Senate hearings on campaign finance reform. Start of hearings of the Rules Committee; Impending meeting of Senator John McCain with...
- Dems to McCain: Just Kidding. Waller, Douglas // Time;3/19/2001, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p42
Focuses on the efforts of John McCain to gain support for his campaign-finance-reform bill, which is cosponsored by Russell Feingold of Wisconsin. Fear of Democrats and Republicans about the ban on soft-money contributions; Irony in the Democrats' hope that George W. Bush will veto the bill.
- Disclose Act seen as balm to soothe left. Bolton, Alexander; D'Aprile, Shane // Hill;7/27/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 88, p1
The article reports on the effort of U.S. Democratic leaders on dealing with the campaign finance legislation in 2010.
- Vulnerable Dems defend campaign finance support. Crabtree, Susan // Hill;5/21/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 57, p8
The article reports on the support of U.S. Democrats for a campaign finance bill amidst the contradiction from the Chamber of Commerce and other business interests in 2010.
- UNSOCIALIST BEHAVIOR. Zengerle, Jason // New York;10/4/2010, Vol. 43 Issue 31, p26
The article focuses on the reason why some Democrats are refusing to share the money they already have with their more embattled colleagues. Members of Congress can give unlimited amounts of their own campaign funds to their party's campaign committee under the U.S. federal campaign-finance...