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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 implement the…

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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 implement the…

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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 implement the…

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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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    Washington Journal: Thursday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Campaign Finance Reform and FEC Authorization

    The committee heard testimony on the reauthorization of the Federal Election Commission and on the reform of presidential campaign financing. FEC officials requested an additional $6.6…

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    Campaign Finance Reform

    Members of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee heard from witnesses who testified about current legislation before the Congress concerning campaign finance reform and the increases in…

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    Personal Use of Campaign Funds

    The Federal Election Commission received testimony on a proposed rule change regarding campaign funds. The witnesses suggested the commission create rules with less vagary to avoid…

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    Personal Use of Campaign Funds

    The Federal Election Commission heard testimony on a proposed rule change regarding the spending of federal campaign funds. The witnesses analyzed specific “personal use” regulations and…

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    Federal Election Law Enforcement

    Members of the commission, an independent federal agency, announced major changes in the way the agency enforces federal election law. A new system will allow the commission to rank cases…

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    Campaign Finance Reform

    Mr. Scott discussed initiatives for reforming the campaign financing system, including calls to limit campaign spending and control the use of “soft money” in political campaigns and…

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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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    Campaign Spending

    Commissioners Joan Aikens and Scott Thomas of the Federal Election Commission answered host and audience questions about the role and responsibilities of the FEC and the process of…

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    Political Action Committees

    Federal Election Commission Commissioner Scott Thomas discussed the proposed changes to federal election laws. He answered questions from viewers.

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