Campaign finance reform [electronic resource] : the political shell game / Melissa M. Smith ... [et al.].

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2010.
Description
1 online resource (155 p.)

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Series
Lexington studies in political communication. [More in this series]
Summary note
Campaign Finance Reform: The Political Shell Game provides an in-depth look at the history of political campaign finance reform with special emphasis on legislative, FEC, and federal court actions from the 1970's to present. In particular, the authors examine the ways that campaigns and independent groups have sought to make end-runs around existing campaign finance rules.
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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English
Contents
Campaign Finance Reform; Contents; Chapter 1: Overview of Campaign Finance Law; Chapter 2: Political Parties and the Finance Law; Chapter 3: NCPAC and the Development of Third-Party Expenditures; Chapter 4: A History of 527 Organizations; Chapter 5: Swift Boat Veterans vs. MoveOn.org; Chapter 6: Analysis of 527 Ads in 2004 Election; Chapter 7: Silence Is(n't) Golden: Responding to 527 Ads; Chapter 8: The Possible Future of 527s; Chapter 9: The Future of Campaign Finance Laws; Afterword: Corporations Are Given a Free Rein; Index; About the Authors
ISBN
  • 1-282-58196-1
  • 9786612581960
  • 0-7391-4567-3
OCLC
649907979
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