TITLE

Reform school

AUTHOR(S)
Cohn, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Mother Jones;May/Jun97, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the campaign finance issue on soft money in the 1996 presidential campaign. How soft money was used during the 1996 campaign; Initiatives of the McCain-Feingold bill in relation to the soft money issue; Reforms to be made to close the soft money loophole; Action taken by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to solve the problem.
ACCESSION #
9709120653

 

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