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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Voter Rights and Registration

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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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    Soft Money Campaign Contributions Pt. 2

    The panelists discussed the growing public outrage over the large amount of money spent on political campaigns. They also discussed soft money contributions that allow unlimited…

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    Soft Money Campaign Contributions Pt. 1

    The commission met to discuss whether and how to modify their rules in a way which would reduce the amount of “soft” money raised by campaigns.

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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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    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 Reform Act

    Witnesses testified about implementing the Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2002 and how to fashion new federal regulations in order to enforce the statutes. Among the topics they…

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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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    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 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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    Foreign Investment in U.S. Political Process

    Twenty individuals representing twelve corporations testified on proposed rules governing foreign nationals, prohibiting them from establishing political committees to contribute money to…

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