In this issue:
- The Return of Party Soft Money?
- The FEC Increases the Lobbyist Bundling Threshold and Coordinated Party Expenditure Limits
- Upcoming Events
- Excerpt from The Return of Party Soft Money?
One of the key aspects of the McCain-Feingold law was the elimination of soft money to the national party committees (that is, the DNC, RNC, and each party’s congressional and senatorial committees). Reformers (and some corporations that resented being hit up by the parties for donations) praised this aspect of the law and others bemoaned the loss of influence of the parties.
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