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  • Campaign Finance Laws
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    Campaign Finance Laws

    Mr. Scott and Mr. Toner discussed campaign finance laws regarding contributions, recent challenges to the 2002 McCain-Feingold law, and the influence of money in politics. They also…

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  • Presidential Election Funding
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    Presidential Election Funding

    Guests talked about campaign financing regulations, fundraising during presidential campaigns, the influence of issue advocacy by groups unrelated to the campaign, and potential reforms.…

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  • Federal Election Commission Hearing
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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 attracted wide-spread attention…

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  • Federal Election Commission Hearing
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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 “527” groups.

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  • Campaign Finance Rules
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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 these…

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  • Political Campaign Regulations Day 2 Part 1
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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 expressing their…

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  • Political Campaign Regulations Day 1
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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 groups expressing…

    170 views
  • Political Campaign Regulations Day 2 Part 2
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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 expressing their…

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  • Political Committee Fundraising
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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 designation.…

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  • Campaign Finance Reform Rules
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    Campaign Finance Reform Rules

    Commissioner McDonald participated via telephone.

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  • Campaign Reform Public Hearing Day 1
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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 Public Hearing Day 2 PMSession
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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 on…

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  • Campaign Reform Public Hearing Day 2 AMSession 1
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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 rule…

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  • Campaign Reform Public Hearing Day 2 AMSession 2
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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 rule…

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  • Campaign Finance Reform Day 2
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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
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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
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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…

    43 views
  • Campaign Finance Reform Provisions
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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
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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 comments made by 19…

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