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  • emMcCutcheon v FECem Reactions
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    McCutcheon v. FEC Reactions

    Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of McCutcheon v. FEC, lawyers for the petitioners spoke to reporters and answered questions on the steps of the Court.…

    299 views
  • Campaign Finance Disclosure Rules
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    Campaign Finance Disclosure Rules

    Witnesses testified about proposed legislation that would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor…

    189 views
  • Campaign Finance Reform
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    Campaign Finance Reform

    Participants talked about campaign financing in an era of super political action committees (PACs) and corporate financing of political campaigns. Among the topics they addressed were the…

    283 views
  • Role of Money in Politics
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    Role of Money in Politics

    Panelists talked about corporate spending in political elections following the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, which allows unlimited corporate…

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  • emCitizens Unitedem Decision and State Judge Elections
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    Citizens United Decision and State Judge Elections

    Panelists talked about the impact of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission on the election of state court judges. The decision eliminated restrictions on corporate funding for political…

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  • emCitizens United v Federal Election Commissionem Preview
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    Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Preview

    Panelists discussed upcoming the Supreme Court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC). The case stems from a lower court case appeal in which the United States District Court for the…

    349 views
  • 2004 Campaign Finance Practices
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    2004 Campaign Finance Practices

    Panelists participated in a forum discussion of the politics of campaign finance laws. They addressed the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law, as well as its predecessors. They talked about how campaign finance laws…

    63 views
  • Political Advocacy Groups
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    Political Advocacy Groups

    Mr. Wertheimer talked about the regulation of “527” political groups, the Federal Election Commission, and the implementation of the bipartisan campaign finance law. Yesterday, Congressmen…

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  • Campaign Finance Legislation
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    Campaign Finance Legislation

    Mr. Wertheimer talked about campaign finance legislation, the Federal Election Commission, and his group’s challenge to various FEC interpretations of the legislation. He also responded to…

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  • Campaign Finance Policy Challenge
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    Campaign Finance Policy Challenge

    Participants talked to reporters about their complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission charging that Republican and Democratic Parties were trying to circumvent new legislation banning the…

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  • Campaign Finance Reform Legislation
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    Campaign Finance Reform Legislation

    Members, activists, and others spoke to reporters about proposed campaign finance legislation due to be debated in the House of Representatives. They talked about the need for campaign…

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  • emBuckley v Valeoem
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    Buckley v. Valeo

    Audio portions of the oral arguments in Buckley v. Valeo were reviewed and participants in the case were interviewed on the significance of the case, which established the current rules and…

    413 views
  • emBuckley v Valeoem
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    Buckley v. Valeo

    The 1975 Supreme Court case Buckley v. Valeo dealing with campaign finance was profiled. In the decision, the Court held that certain types of political contributions are effective forms of…

    259 views
  • Free Television Time
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    Free Television Time

    Senator McCain and leaders of both parties supported a proposal calling on television networks to offer free prime-time airings to the presidential candidates.

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  • Campaign Finance Reform
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    Campaign Finance Reform

    This forum on campaign finance reform discussed the possibilities of reform in the coming terms. The United States Senate was unable to complete work on a campaign finance reform measure…

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  • Personal Use of Campaign Funds
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    Personal Use of Campaign Funds

    The FEC is taking testimony on a proposed rule change regarding the spending of federal campaign funds. The witnesses analyzed specific “personal use” regulations and suggested somewhat…

    18 views
  • Campaigns and Electoral Process
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    Campaigns and Electoral Process

    In a forum entitled “Why Are the Elections Over Before the Polls Open?” guests examined the decline in political competitiveness in our country’s electoral system.

    23 views
  • Political Advertising
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    Political Advertising

    The subcommittee heard testimony on proposed regulations on broadcasters that would mandate low advertising rates for political campaign advertising on television and radio. Another bill…

    123 views
  • Campaign Reform Proposals
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    Campaign Reform Proposals

    The lively debate by Mr. Wertheimer, Ms. Miller and Mr. Stockmeyer centered around how capaign finances should be reformed and how to restore voter confidence in their elected officials.

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  • Campaign Finance Reform Laws
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    Campaign Finance Reform Laws

    Sponsored by the Coalition to Support Reform of Campaign Finance Laws.

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