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    Federal Election Commission Meeting

    The Federal Election Commission (FEC) met to consider matters including requests for rulings on campaign finance questions from Senators Chris Dodd, David Vitter, and Frank Lautenberg as…

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    Rules for Election Ads

    The Federal Election Commission (FEC) met to reform regulations after the Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life Supreme Court case. In this case, the Supreme Court…

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    Federal Election Regulations

    The Federal Election Commission debated and rejected, on a vote of 3-3, a proposal that would have allowed political advertisements that mentioned specific candidates as long as they…

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    Federal Election Commission Hearing

    Members of the Federal Election Commission discussed a number of issues. They spoke about the legality of certain campaign financing maneuvers, as well as the regulation of…

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    Federal Election Commission Hearing

    Members of the Federal Election Commission discussed “527” groups and their impact on federal elections. Groups such as MoveOn.org and Swift Boat Veterans For Truth have…

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    Campaign Finance Rules

    Commissioners conducted an open meeting on the regulation and restriction of 527 groups. The “527” is taken from the section of the tax code that governs the operations of…

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    Political Campaign Regulations, Day 2 Part 2

    On the second day of public hearings regarding proposed regulation of “527” political groups the Federal Election Commission heard testimony from representatives of groups…

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    Political Campaign Regulations, Day 2 Part 1

    On the second day of public hearings regarding proposed regulation of “527” political groups the Federal Election Commission heard testimony from representatives of groups…

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    Political Campaign Regulations, Day 1

    In the first of two days of public hearings regarding proposed regulation of “527” political groups the Federal Election Commission heard testimony from representatives of…

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    Political Committee Fundraising

    Commissioners talked about proposed rule changes to regulate contributions to and expenditures of issue advocacy organizations, often referred to as 527 organizations because of their tax…

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    Campaign Finance Reform Rules

    Commissioner McDonald participated via telephone.

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    Campaign Reform Public Hearing, Day 2, P.M.Session

    Commissioners heard testimony about the 2002 Campaign Finance Reform Act. The counsels for the Democratic and Republican National Committees testified regarding the impact of the act…

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    Campaign Reform Public Hearing, Day 2, A.M.Session, 2

    Commissioners heard testimony about the 2002 Campaign Finance Reform Act. Among the topics they addressed were independent expenditures for campaign advertisements, coordination of…

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    Campaign Reform Public Hearing, Day 2, A.M.Session, 1

    Commissioners heard testimony about the 2002 Campaign Finance Reform Act. Among the topics they addressed were independent expenditures for campaign advertisements, coordination of…

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    Campaign Reform Public Hearing, Day 1

    Commissioners heard testimony on campaign finance legislation. The focus of the hearing was independent expenditures by private organizations and individuals, issue advocacy through…

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    Campaign Finance Reform, Day 2

    Witnesses testified about the restrictions on “electioneering communications” contained in the McCain-Feingold Act. The Commission was seeking comment on draft rules that…

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    Campaign Finance Reform, Day 1, Afternoon

    Witnesses testified about the restrictions on “electioneering communications” contained in the McCain-Feingold Act. The Commission was seeking comment on draft rules that…

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    Campaign Finance Reform, Day 1, Morning

    Witnesses testified about the restrictions on “electioneering communications” contained in the McCain-Feingold Act. The Commission was seeking comment on draft rules that…

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    Campaign Finance Reform Provisions

    The commission met in a regular open meeting to discuss provisions in the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (McCain-Feingold) that prohibited fraudulent campaign solicitations,…

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    Campaign Reform Act, Day 1

    Commissioners discussed draft proposals for implementing rules governing “soft money” provisions of the 2002 Campaign Finance Reform Act. They also considered public…

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