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By Melissa M. Smith

Crusade Finance Reform The Political Shell video game presents an in-depth examine the heritage of political crusade finance reform with exact emphasis on legislative, FEC, and federal court docket activities from the Seventies to provide. specifically, the authors study the ways in which campaigns and self sufficient teams have sought to make end-runs round latest crusade finance principles.

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29. Jim Drinkard, “Some Win, Some Lose with Changes,” USA Today (March 19, 2002), 2A. 30. Glen Justice, “Following New Rules, Parties Steer Money to the States,” New York Times, (August 9, 2004), A24; Diana Dwyre and Robin Kolodny, “The Parties’ Congressional Campaign Committees in 2004,” in Michael J. ), The Election After Reform: Money, Politics, and the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006), p. 42. 31. Jerrold E. Schneider, Campaign Finance Reform and the Future of the Democratic Party (New York: Routledge, 2002), p.

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19. Cornelius P. Cotter and Bernard C. Hennessy, Politics without Power: The National Party Committees (New York: Atherton, 1964), p. 186. 20. Melvin I. Urofsky, Money and Free Speech: Campaign Finance Reform and the Courts (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2005); John Curtis Samples. Political Parties and the Finance Law 27 The Fallacy of Campaign Finance Reform (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007). 21. J. Tobin Grant and Thomas J. Rudolph, Expression vs. Equality: The Politics of Campaign Finance Reform (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2004).

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