Taylor Jr., Stuart
March 2002
National Journal;3/2/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p591
Examines the implications of the McCain-Feingold-Shays-Meehan bill for special interests, lobbyists and campaign consultants in the U.S. Maximum amount of individual contribution to congressional candidates; Benefit of the bill; Significance of a 1976 Supreme Court ruling on campaign contributions.


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