Fighting Campaign Finance Reform

Kosterlitz, Julie
September 2009
National Journal;9/5/2009, p5
The article deals with the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to hold a rehearing of Citizens United versus Federal Election Commission on September 9, 2009, and its impact on the legal challenges against campaign finance laws filed by James Bopp. It outlines the arguments raised by Bopp against the Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act. It explores the ideological and political links of the opposition to campaign finance laws in line with the prevalence of conservative and Republican Party activists in the campaign against campaign finance laws.


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