78Dec 22, 1997
Book Discussion on Buckley v. Valeo
The 1975 Supreme Court case Buckley v. Valeo dealing with campaign finance was profiled. In the decision, the Court held that certain types of political contributions are effective forms ...
150Dec 22, 1997
Book Discussion on Buckley v. Valeo
Audio portions of the oral arguments in Buckley v. Valeo were reviewed and participants in the case were interviewed on the significance of the case, which established the current rules and ...
41Jun 11, 1997
Watergate and Money
Panelists discussed how the Watergate scandal reflects the negative influences of money on politics. This was part of a symposium marking the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in that ...
9Apr 18, 1996
Free Television Time
Senator McCain and leaders of both parties supported a proposal calling on television networks to offer free prime-time airings to the presidential candidates.
28Nov 5, 1994
Book Discussion on U.S. v. National Treasury Employees Union
America and the Courts featured a Supreme Court case, U.S. v. National Treasury Employees Union. Under current law federal
employees who moonlight to make extra money are prohibited ...
21Oct 17, 1994
Campaign Finance Reform
This forum on campaign finance reform discussed the possibilities of reform in the coming terms. The United States Senate was unable to complete work on a campaign finance reform measure this ...
8Jan 12, 1994
Personal Use of Campaign Funds
The FEC is taking testimony on a proposed rule change regarding the spending of federal campaign funds. The witnesses analyzed specific “personal use” regulations and suggested ...
8Sep 22, 1993
The participants discussed congressional reform and whether or not it has been effective.
252Mar 5, 1993
Federal Employees Political Activities Act
Witnesses testified on the oversight of government management. The subcommittee members discussed legislation for reforming the federal government and for changes to current law governing ...
5Jan 15, 1993
Ethics In Government
Mr. Wertheimer discussed several ongoing ethics probes in Congress and ethics guidelines established by the Clinton administration. Topics included inauguration funding and the cancelling ...
11Mar 27, 1992
The guests discussed the recent House bank and House post office scandals, whether reform is necessary, and how reforms might be implemented. Mr. Wertheimer favors campaign finance reform, ...
19Dec 18, 1991
Fred Wertheimer, president of Common Cause, delivered a convocation address at the forum sponsored buy DePauw University entitled, “Why Are the Elections Over Before the Polls Open?", an ...
22Dec 6, 1991
Campaigns and Electoral Process
In a forum entitled “Why Are the Elections Over Before the Polls Open?” guests examined the decline in political competitiveness in our country’s electoral system.
55Jun 13, 1991
The subcommittee heard testimony on proposed regulations on broadcasters that would mandate low advertising rates for political campaign advertising on television and radio. Another bill ...
22Sep 14, 1990
Self Government at Home: Challenges of 1990s
This panel discussion was hosted by Common Cause as the opening forum of their 20th anniversary conference. The focus was on the structure and effectiveness of the United States government and ...
32Apr 17, 1990
Campaign Reform Proposals
The lively debate by Mr. Wertheimer, Ms. Miller and Mr. Stockmeyer centered around how capaign finances should be reformed and how to restore voter confidence in their elected ...
8Feb 14, 1990
Campaign Finance Reform Laws
Sponsored by the Coalition to Support Reform of Campaign Finance Laws.
9Aug 9, 1989
16May 31, 1989
Translating Cmsn. Recommendations into Action
8Apr 19, 1989
Opening Overview of Future of PACs Seminar
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