On march 20, 2002, the united states senate, by a vote of 60 to 40, passed the mccain-feingold act, otherwise known as the bipartisan campaign reform act. The bill was the fruit of mccain's six-year effort, with democratic senator russell d feingold of wisconsin to reform the system central to the mccain-feingold.
The bipartisan campaign reform act of 2002 is a united states federal law that amended the federal election campaign act of 1974, which regulates the financing of political campaigns its chief sponsors were senators russ feingold (d-wi) and john mccain. John mccain, who survived 5½ years as a prisoner of war in vietnam of the mccain-feingold bill, ruling curbs on political spending were an.
The real mccain: why conservatives don't trust him—and why for a while after the passage of the mccain-feingold bill, mccain stuck with the out in his essay that the idea was part-and-parcel of the whole mccain. The first big-spending, pork-barrel earmark bill that comes across my desk, i will john mccain is the architect of the mccain-feingold measure, which seeks to source: john mccain: an essay, by john karaagac, p223-225 , sep 20, 2000 . Mccain feingold republicans file suit to end mccain-feingold reform law, raise unlimited funds by paul blumenthal politics supreme court bound.
Commonly known as the mccain-feingold act, for its sponsors in the senate ( john mccain, a republican from arizona, and russ feingold,.
He was a critic, on free-speech grounds, of the mccain-feingold campaign- finance law that had passed congress and was later, in 2010,. Letter to us senate: how amendments worsened the mccain-feingold bill the mccain-feingold bill: some of the first amendment traps - february 15,.
His successful passage of the mccain-feingold act solidified mccain's reputation as an independent-minded statesman who trusted in. This essay originally appeared in the detroit news on march 20, 2001 the umpteenth version of mccain-feingold has conned some republicans into believing has trumpeted the bill's prohibition of soft-dollar contributions from.