TITLE

The 'Darth Vader' of reform

AUTHOR(S)
Cannon, Angie
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/19/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 17, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell, and his stance on campaign finance reform in the United States. Discussion of his efforts to overturn the McCain-Feingold law, which limits political contributions called 'soft money'; Mention of his health and family background; His position as the Republican 'whip' in the Senate; His position that the First Amendment does not permit regulation of money in politics; Details of the McConnell v. the Federal Election Commission, which will be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court.
ACCESSION #
9720548

 

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