Election 2000
Campaign Finance

 

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  • Supports a ban on "soft money" donations to political parties from unions and corporations but not from individuals.
  • Wants an increase on individual contributions from 1,000 to about 3,500.
  • Opposes publicly financing for congressional and presidential campaigns.
  • Backs instant disclosure on donors.
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  • Supports a ban on "soft money" donations to parties from all groups and individuals.
  • Backs taxpayer financing of congressional and presidential elections.
  • Wants television networks to provide free "issue ads" and free air time for candidates during the final 30 days of the campaign.
  • Supports current $1,000 donation cap for individuals.
  • Wants donor disclosure in specific reports on the Internet.
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