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Supreme Court / Campaign Finance #743713

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 10, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the McCain-Feingold Bill for campaign finance reform examined; details given of the ban on soft money donations to political parties and the ban on special interest groups from buying attack ads; ads shown. [Campaign law supporter Fred WERTHEIMER†- says this is an historic victory in the battle to our democracy against corruption.] [Campaign law supporter Ken STARR††- disagrees with the ad ban.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: David Gregory) The impact of the campaign finance law on presidential candidates’ effort to collect hard money donations featured; moveon.org ad shown. [Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAULIFFE†- comments on restrictions on individual donations.] [Center for Responsive Politics Larry NOBLE†- comments on special interest groups’ ads.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete;
Gregory, David

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