TITLE

Campaign Finance 'Reform'

AUTHOR(S)
Samples, John
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
World & I;May2002, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the campaign finance reform law sponsored by U.S. Representatives Christopher Shays (R-Connecticut) and Martin Meehan (D-Massachusetts). Factors which contributed to the need for campaign finance restrictions; History of campaign finance regulation; Issues concerning soft money in campaign finance; Consequences of campaign finance regulations.
ACCESSION #
7048299

 

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