TITLE

Get Over It: Campaign Finance Limits Don't Work

AUTHOR(S)
Oliphant, James
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
National Journal;10/19/2013, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author ponders on the plan of the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down some parts of the campaign finance law which deals with limiting direct contributions to candidates. Information on the Supreme Court case, McCutcheon v. FEC, is presented. He believes that limits placed on expenditures that influence campaigns would violate the freedom of speech. Implications of totally eliminating contribution limits are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
91689371

 

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