Campaign Finance Is Not the Reform We Need
- EVANS & NOVAK. Novak, Robert // Human Events;2/11/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p9
Presents an update on U.S. politics and government as of February 2002. Response of the Democrats to the economic policies of U.S. President George W. Bush; Hurdles faced by the campaign finance bill sponsored by Representatives Christopher Shays (R-Conn.) and Marty Meehan (D-Mass.).
- No More Mr. Nice Guys. Klingeman, Henry // National Review;7/17/1987, Vol. 39 Issue 13, p40
Focuses on the efforts of Senate Republicans in the U.S. to block new Democratic initiatives. Opposition on a bill that changes campaign-financing laws; Amendment of Democratic bills to force votes on conservative issues.
- A tale of two countries. Pope, Carl // Sierra;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p16
Criticizes the United States government's regard of environmental protection as a political issue. Influence of money in politics; Declining trust of the people on the government; Establishment of campaign contribution laws.
- Reforming Reform. Dreyfuss, Robert // American Prospect;12/18/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 26, p26
Discusses the politics underlying the McCain-Feingold bill, the movement for campaign finance reform in the U.S. Signs that the reform movement has lost sight of its desired end results; Role played by Senator John McCain in raising public awareness on the evils of the existing campaign finance...
- Campaign finance reformers attempt to thread the needle. Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor;9/29/97, Vol. 89 Issue 213, p3
Reports on prospects for passage of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform bill, which is under debate in the US Senate in September 1997. What the bill would change if passed as is; Slim chance that the bill will pass both houses of Congress; Role of Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott;...
- Campaign Finance Re-Reform: The Regulation of Independent Political Committees. // California Law Review;Mar1983, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p673
Argues that the growth of independent political committees threatens to create the appearance and reality of improper commitments by candidates to independent spenders. Problems that accompany independent political committees; Framework supporting campaign finance laws in the U.S.; Discussion...
- Party building through campaign finance reform: Conditional Party Government in the 104th Congress. Moscardelli, Vincent G.; Haspel, Moshe // Journal of Politics;Aug98, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p691
Explores some of the reasons a member of the United States Congress might have for supporting legislation relating to the role of the national parties in financing congressional campaigns. Reference to the Campaign Finance Reform Act of 1996; Insight of the role of national parties in...
- House Dems confident on campaign reform. Berman, Russell // Hill;6/17/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 69, p3
The article reports that the U.S. House Democratic leaders are confident to create the votes to pass a campaign finance bill even if it faced an uncertain future in the Senate.
- `Soft-money' ban would change campaigning... Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor;9/26/97, Vol. 89 Issue 212, p3
Discusses campaign funds in the United States as of September of 1997. Attempts in Congress to reform campaign finance laws; A possible ban on soft money, or unlimited donations to political parties by wealthy individuals and special interests; The McCain-Feingold reform bill; What a ban on...