TITLE

A Gift to Millionaires

AUTHOR(S)
Wasserman, David
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
National Journal;7/5/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that invalidates the millionaire's amendment, the provision of the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act that seeks to level the playing field for House or Senate candidates who face wealthy opponents writing big checks for their own campaigns. It discusses the implications of the ruling for the primary campaign of Iraq war veteran Jon Powers, the chief House Democratic rival of Jack Davis, who successfully challenged the amendment.
ACCESSION #
35894182

 

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