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- How to make a million in one easy lesson. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;03/15/99, Vol. 28 Issue 38, p14
Discusses how campaign contributions can help one become rich. Political connections as a means of earning money.
- Campaign war chests should not be used as criminal defense funds. Skoning, Gerry // Crain's Chicago Business;7/5/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 27, p12
The article presents author's views on banning the use of election campaign funds, to pay for criminal defense lawyers of the under trial political leaders, in Chicago, Illinois.
- Don't waste public money on campaigns. BRICCETTI, HEATHER // Crain's New York Business;4/29/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p12
The article offers suggestions for reforming campaign finance and reducing government corruption which includes implementing stricter laws governing the use of campaign funds, creating new rules that promote fairness and equity among all contributors, and enforcing accurate reporting.
- Another Blow to the Region's Psyche. // BusinessWest;11/14/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 14, p12
The article comments on the arrest of Chicopee, Massachusetts, mayor Richard Goyette in November 2005 on charges of extorting campaign contributions from two city businesspeople in exchange for favors from his office. It notes that Goyette has embarrassed his city and further eroded the public's...
- Campaign Finance Goes Global. Bussey, Jane // Foreign Policy;Spring2000, Issue 118, p74
Assesses fundraising for political purposes and electoral campaign finance around the world. Overview of political scandal from campaign finance; Corrupt practices in electoral campaign finance; Increase in the costs of political campaigns in the United States. INSET: The Check Is Still in the...
- Message from '80-20 Initiative' Ta-Mu Chien // Chinese American Forum;Jan2003, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p36
Presents the reader's response to the 80-20 Initiative. Consequences of political corruption among Chinese Americans; Source of campaign donations to Asian politicians; Racist attacks against political candidates.
- Legalized Bribery. Pope, Carl // Sierra;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p18
Discusses the issue of special interest groups' money in politics, involving the purchase of legislative access. Advantage of candidates who please those with money; One ugly secret behind opposition to campaign finance reform; View of journalist Lincoln Steffens on contributions to campaign funds.
- Influence peddling. Morgan, Tom // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;05/26/97, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p5
Comments on the practice of campaign donations in the United States. Campaign donations as a way for businesses and individuals to buy influence of political figures and political parties; Examples of this corruption.
- End justifies the means with financing loophole. Feuerherd, Joe // National Catholic Reporter;3/19/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 20, p4
Reports on the 2002 McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform legislation in the U.S. Restrictions on the collection of soft money among political parties; Reduction in the corrupting influence of corporations and labor unions; Education campaign about the advantages and disadvantages of politicking.