256Jan 23, 2013
Citizens United Decision and Future Campaign Finance Laws
Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision on recent elections. They also responded to questions ...
125Oct 24, 2008
Federal Election Commission Chairman Donald McGahn talked about campaign spending reports, public financing of campaigns, and the future of the Federal Election Commission. After he left, the ...
108Aug 21, 2008
Federal Election Commission Meeting
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) met to consider matters including requests for rulings on campaign finance questions from Senators Chris Dodd, David Vitter, and Frank Lautenberg as well as a ...
23Jan 14, 2005
Competition For Congress
Participants talked about the impact of campaign finance reform legislation on the 2004 presidential elections, the political process in general, and forms of issue advocacy. The panel focused ...
18Oct 23, 2002
Campaign Reform Public Hearing, Day 1
Commissioners heard testimony on campaign finance legislation. The focus of the hearing was independent expenditures by private organizations and individuals, issue advocacy through television ...
22Sep 9, 2002
FEC Soft Money Regulations
Participants talked about the potential impact of campaign finance regulations on "soft money' contributions, legal and free speech issues, and the way federal elections officials had interpreted ...
21Aug 28, 2002
Campaign Finance Reform, Day 1, Morning
Witnesses testified about the restrictions on “electioneering communications” contained in the McCain-Feingold Act. The Commission was seeking comment on draft rules that implement ...
21Jun 5, 2002
Campaign Reform Act
Witnesses testified about implementing the Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2002 and how to fashion new federal regulations in order to enforce the statutes. Among the topics they addressed were ...
7Apr 19, 2002
Republican Legal Issues
The panelists talked about election reform and the laws affecting election procedures.
The event was held at the National Press Club.