Campaign Finance Reform Legislation

Senate members debated S.3, the Senate Election Ethics Act of 1991, concerning campaign finance reform. S.3 would place voluntary spending… read more

Senate members debated S.3, the Senate Election Ethics Act of 1991, concerning campaign finance reform. S.3 would place voluntary spending caps on congressional campaigns, and candidates complying with the caps would receive incentives in the form of subsidized mailings and television advertising. Opponents of the bill claim spending limits to be unconstitutional, and criticize the legislation for allowing the use of public tax dollars for campaign spending. close

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Campaign Finance Reform Legislation

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Program ID:
18034-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 18, 1991 | 8:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 19, 1991 | 2:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 18, 1991 | 8:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 19, 1991 | 2:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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