Free Speech and Campaign Finance Reform

Subcommittee members heard testimony from members of Congress and, constitutional law experts and others concerning the relationship… read more

Subcommittee members heard testimony from members of Congress and, constitutional law experts and others concerning the relationship between freedom of speech and campaign finance reform. Witnesses also testified about whether some campaign finance proposals obstruct individuals' and groups' rights to participate fully in the electoral process. The Supreme Court rejected the right of Congress to impose mandatory spending limits on campaigns in Buckley v. Valeo. close

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Free Speech and Campaign Finance Reform

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Program ID:
79221-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 27, 1997
Last Aired:
Mar 3, 1997

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  • Feb 27, 1997 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Feb 27, 1997 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 27, 1997 | 9:49pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 1997 | 5:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 02, 1997 | 3:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 03, 1997 | 2:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
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