Inside the campaign finance battle : court testimony on the new reforms / Anthony Corrado, Thomas E. Mann, and Trevor Potter, editors.

Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2003.
x, 333 p. ; 23 cm.


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
  • The rise of soft money / Thomas E. Mann
  • Parties versus interest groups / Sydney M. Milkis
  • Why soft money has not strengthened parties / Jonathan S. Krasno and Frank Sorauf
  • Why soft money has strengthened parties / Raymon J. La Raja
  • The need for federal regulation of state party activity / Donald Green
  • A Senate Democrat's perspective / David Boren
  • A Senate Republicans perspective / Alan K. Simpson
  • Mobilizing voters: the coordinated campaign / Gail Stolz
  • State party activity and the BCRA / Kathleen Bowler
  • State party activity under the Levin Admendment / Mark Brewer
  • Role of federal officials in state pary fund-raising / Mitch McConnell
  • Party and interest group electioneering in federal elections / David B. Magleby
  • Electioneering communications in recent elections : the case for a new standard / Kenneth M. Goldstein
  • Issue advocacy and the integrity of the political process / Jonathan Krasno and Frank J. Sorauf
  • Rebuttal to the expert reports of Kenneth M. Goldstein and Jonathan S. Krasno and Frank J. Sorauf / James L. Gibson
  • Rebuttal to Gibson / Jonathan S. Krasno
  • The National Association of Manufacturers' advertising helps lobby Congress / Paul R. Huard
  • Why the Chamber of Commerce runs issue ads / R. Bruce Josten
  • How the Reform Act adversely affects the the Associated Builders and Contractors / Edward L. Monroe
  • A practitioner looks at how issue groups select and target federal candidates / Rocky Pennington
  • How issue ads are designed to target federal candidates without 'express advocacy" / Douglas L. Bailey
  • A consultant's view on how issue ads shaped a Congressional election / Terry S. Beckett
  • Public attitudes toward campaign finance practice and reform / Robert Y. Shapiro
  • Public views of party soft money / Mark Mellman and Richard Wirthlin
  • The Reform Act will not reduce the appearance of corruption in American politics / Whitfield Ayres
  • Rebuttal to Ayres / Robert Y. Shapiro
  • Campaign contributions, the appearance of corruption, and trust in government / David M. Primo
  • Large contributions provide unequal access / Robert Rozen
  • Corporate America contributes soft money under pressure / Gerald Greenwald
  • Large contributions are given to influence legislation / Robert W. Hickmott
  • Elected officials often used to obtain large donations for the parties / Wade Randlett
  • Why I participate in a corrupt system / Peter L. Buttenwieser
  • How my soft money contributions have helped elect good federal candidates / Steven T. Kirsch
  • How the Senate was corrupted by soft money / Paul Simon
  • Consequences of members soliciting soft money / Warren Rudman
  • A cosponsor's prespective : why I don't raise soft money for the party / Christopher Shays
  • Congress is mired in corrupt soft money / John McCain
  • Parties support members who fund-raise / Dale Bumpers
  • Corruption is not an issue in American politics / Mitch McConnell
  • Parties undermined by soft money / Donald Fowler
  • Parties weakened by appearance of corruption / William E. Brock
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