Citell, Seth
July 2003
Atlantic;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 292 Issue 1, p106
The article discusses implications of the McCain-Feingold Act, according to which all donations to national candidates or political parties in the United States must be made in the form of 'hard money,' which is subject to annual contribution limits and other strict regulations. The distinction between 'hard' and 'soft' money is explained. The passage of the McCain-Feingold bill after years of argument over 'soft money' and its impact on the world of political fundraising is described.


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