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Mitch McConnell’s Myths About the Constitutional Limitations on Campaign Finance Reform

  • E. Joshua Rosenkranz
  • Deborah Goldberg
Published: February 11, 2003

During the last round of debate on campaign finance reform, Senator Mitch McConnell repeatedly claimed that the First Amendment could not be squared with the McCain-Feingold bill or the Snowe-Jeffords amendment. On all of the following issues, McConnell s myths stand in stark contrast with constitutional reality-