Post Tagged with: "campaign finance reforms"

March 25, 2011 05:30

Are campaign finance “reforms” really free speech restrictions?

At root, the campaign finance reform impulse is more about control and the personal preferences of those writing the rules than any high-minded notion of democracy, let alone free speech.

June 24, 2010 18:33

House approves union campaign bill – Disclose Act

The House voted 219-206 Thursday to approve a campaign finance bill to tighten disclosure requirements for corporate and union spending on political campaigns.

June 16, 2010 05:36

Dems face backlash over NRA deal in anti free speech bill

House Democrats are facing a backlash from some liberal and government reform advocacy groups over an exemption for the National Rifle Association (NRA) that was added to a campaign finance bill.

June 1, 2010 04:55

Obama and the Dems seek to silence critics in elections

President Obama and leading Democrats are pushing the House to vote on a controversial campaign-finance bill designed as an end run around the recent Supreme Court ruling that struck down efforts restricting the rights of business to run political ads. The idea, conservatives say, is to silence critics heading into the midterm elections.