Go, Feingold, Go!

Buckey Jr., William F.
August 1999
National Review;8/9/1999, Vol. 51 Issue 15, p59
The article comments on a campaign-finance reform bill backed by U.S. Senators Russell Feingold and John McCain as of August 1999, which will eliminate soft money escape routes used by business and labor to beat the formal rules against maximum political donations. According to Feingold, he will cite relevant financial donations made to individual senators whenever they support a particular legislation. According to the author, there are several reasons why the bill did not gain the approval of Congress. One is that, there is no way to keep interested bodies from providing financial support to political candidates.


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