“The most sensible reform is a simple one: repeal of the Federal Election Campaign Act,” a Wall Street Journal op-ed declared of the campaign finance law that limits the money special interests can cram in the pockets of elected officials.
Presidential candidate George W. Bush has put down $43,500 of the $37 million he has raised to rent a plot of land for a day outside the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. The reason for this astronomical land grab? The Iowa Republican Party is holding a non-
The announcement that Gov. George W. Bush raised an eye-popping $36.3 million in the first six months of 1999 has raised the question of whether he would forgo public funding and its accompanying voluntary spending limits for the presidential primary seas
Fighting a discharge petition, the House Republican leaders have shown great ingenuity in defending our broken campaign finance system. But Senate Majority Leader Lott (R-Miss.) is reportedly ready to best this intransigence by nominating to the Federal Election Commission the James Watt of campaign finance: Bradley A. Smith, an associate law professor at Capital University Law School.
While Democrats and Republicans on Capital Hill debate the merits of campaign finance reform, the Republican National Committee and the Ohio Democratic Party are busy at work in federal court seeking to undermine the last remaining vestiges of federal cam
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