eBook Dirty Deals?: An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption, 1st Edition

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Overview

Even before the founding of the Republic, James Madison expressed the concern that special interest influence could become "adverse to the rights of other citizens [as well as] the permanent and aggregate interests of the community." In modern times, examples of lobbying scandals and corruption associated with political campaign contributions abound-and yet our political system can and does further the larger goals of American democracy. Suited for advanced high school students, undergraduates, and general readers, this set examines the three powerful forces that affect every level of government but typically operate out of public view. This three-volume work exhaustively covers the evolution and impact of lobbying, political influence, and corruption from the Colonial era to today. Volume 1 contains detailed scholarly essays on various aspects of lobbying, corruption, and political influence. Volume 2 comprises informative A-Z entries on people, events, laws, organizations, and legal decisions. The entries demonstrate the linkages among the topics but give equal attention to each as an independent influence on U.S. government and politics. Developments since 1990 and the extensive proliferation of the Internet and social media receive additional emphasis. Volume 3 contains primary documents that include executive orders, court cases, state and federal lobbying forms, and codes of conduct related to lobbying, campaign finance reform, and anti-corruption measures.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Lobbying.
2: Origins and Evolution of Lobbying in America.
3: History and Evolution of Lobbying Regulation.
4: Social Media, Political Influence, and Lobbying.
5: Worldwide Perspective on Lobbying.
6: Issues in Overseas Lobbying by U.S. Firms.
7: A Citizen's Guide to Lobbying.
8: Political Influence.
9: All Politics Is Local.
10: The History of Campaign Finance Reform in the United States.
11: The Future of Campaign Finance Regulation in a Post—Citizens United World.
12: Watchdogs and Guidedogs: Journalism and Political Influence in the New Media Era.
13: 21st-Century Influence and the Presidency: Social Media, Campaigns, and Transitions.
14: State Party Political Action Committees: Maintaining Political Relevance amid Campaign Finance Reforms.
15: Corruption.
16: The Roots of Corruption.
17: The Corruption Tax.
18: Ethics in Government and Governments in Ethics.
19: The Cause and Impact of Congressional Ethics Reforms.
Title Page.
1: Abramoff, Jack (1958– ).
2: Abscam Investigation.
3: Absolute Official Immunity Doctrine.
4: Adams, Sherman (1899–1986).
5: Agnew, Spiro T. (1918–1996).
6: Alexander, Herbert E. (1927–2008).
7: American Anti-Slavery Society (AAS).
8: American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).
9: American Colonization Society (ACS).
10: American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).
11: American League of Lobbyists (ALL).
12: American Legion.
13: American Temperance Society (ATS).
14: Andrus, Ethel Percy (1884–1967).
15: Anti-Saloon League (ASL).
16: Appearance of Impropriety Rule.
17: Astroturf Lobbying.
18: Babbitt, Bruce (1938– ).
19: Babcock, Orville E. (1835–1884).
20: Baker, Bobby (1928– ).
21: Ballinger-Pinchot Affair (1909–1910).
22: Belknap, William W. (1829–1890).
23: Bernstein, Carl (1944– ).
24: Biaggi, Mario (1917– ).
25: Bilbo, Theodore (1877–1947).
26: Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002.
27: Birnbaum, Jeffrey (1955– ).
28: Blagojevich, Rod (1956– ).
29: Blaine, James G. (1830–1893).
30: Branti v. Finkel, 445 U. S. 507 (1980).
31: Bribery and Conflict of Interest Act of 1962.
32: Bristow, Benjamin Helm (1832–1896).
33: Brown, Ronald (1941–1996).
34: Buckley v. Valeo, 424 U.S. 1 (1976).
35: Bundling.
36: Bureau of Internal Revenue Scandal (Truman Administration).
37: Burroughs and Cannon v. United States, 290 U.S. 534 (1934).
38: Cameron, Simon (1799–1889).
39: Campaign Disclosure Agencies.
40: Campaign Finance Reform (Federal).
41: Campaign Finance Reform (State).
42: Catt, Carrie Chapman (1859–1947).
43: Censure.
44: Center for Public Integrity.
45: Center for Responsive Politics.
46: Christian Coalition.
47: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 588 U.S. 1 (2010).
48: Claybrook, Joan (1937– ).
49: Code of Ethics, U.S. House.
50: Code of Ethics, U.S. Senate.
51: Codes of Ethics for Federal Employees and Officials.
52: Colson, Charles W. (1932–2012).
53: Committee on Standards of Official Conduct.
54: Common Cause.
55: Conflict of Interest Prohibitions, Federal.
56: Conflict of Interest Prohibitions, State.
57: Connally, John Bowden (1917–1993).
58: Connelly, Matthew J. (1907–1976).
59: Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL).
60: Countrywide Mortgage Scandal (2008–2009).
61: Covode Public Corruption Investigation (1858).
62: Cox, Archibald (1912–2004).
63: Credit Mobilier Scandal (1872).
64: Cunningham, Randall “Duke” (1941– ).
65: Curley, James Michael (1863–1958).
66: Customs Collectors Scandals.
67: Daley, Richard J. (1902–1976).
68: Daugherty, Harry M. (1860–1941).
69: Dean, John (1938– ).
70: Deaver, Michael (1938–2007).
71: DeLay, Tom (1947– ).
72: Dixon-Yates Affair (1954–1955).
73: Dobson, James C. (1936– ).
74: Douglas, Paul H. (1892–1976).
75: Earmarks.
76: Ehrlichman, John D. (1925–1999).
77: Elrod v. Burns, 427 U.S. 347 (1976).
78: EMILY's List.
79: Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S..
80: Ervin, Sam (1896–1985).
81: Espy, Mike (1953– ).
82: Ethics Commissions, State.
83: Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
84: Ethics Reform Act of 1989.
85: Evans v. United States, 504 U.S. 225 (1992).
86: Executive Order 10939, To Provide a Guide on Ethical Standards to Government Officials (1961).
87: Executive Order 11222, Prescribing Standards of Ethical Conduct for Government Officers and Employees (1965).
88: Executive Order 12674, Principles of Ethical Conduct for Government Officers and Employees (1989).
89: Executive Order 12731, Principles of Ethical Conduct for Government Officers and Employees (1990).
90: Executive Order 12834, Ethical Commitments by Executive Branch Appointees (1993).
91: Executive Order 13457, Protecting American Taxpayers from Government Spending on Wasteful Earmarks (2008).
92: Executive Order 13490, Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Personnel (2009).
93: Fall, Albert (1861–1944).
94: False Statements Accountability Act of 1996.
95: Falwell, Jerry L. (1933–2007).
96: FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, 551 U.S. 449 (2007).
97: Federal Corrupt Practices Act of 1910 (Publicity Act).
98: Federal Corrupt Practices Act of 1925.
99: Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments of 1974.
100: Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments of 1976.
101: Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA).
102: Federal Election Commission (FEC).
103: Federal Prosecutor.
104: Federal Regulation of Lobbying Act (1946).
105: Federalist #10 (1787).
106: Federalist Papers (1787–1788).
107: Feingold, Russ (1953– ).
108: First Amendment (1791).
109: Focus on the Family.
110: Foreign Agents Registration Act (McCormack Act) of 1938.
111: Fortas, Abe (1910–1982).
112: Freedom of Information Act (Public Information Act) of 1966 (FOIA).
113: FreedomWorks.
114: Galphin Claim Controversy.
115: Gardner, John W. (1912–2002).
116: Garrison, William Lloyd (1805–1879).
117: Gift Acceptance Provisions.
118: Gimme Five.
119: Gingrich, Newt (1943– ).
120: Gold Ring Scandal of 1869.
121: Hague, Frank (1876–1956).
122: Haldeman, H. R. (1926–1993).
123: Hanna, Marcus Alonzo “Mark” (1837–1904).
124: Hanna, Richard T. (1914–2001).
125: Hard Money.
126: Hatch Act of 1939 and 1940.
127: Hatch Act Reform Amendments of 1993.
128: Hobbs Act (1946).
129: Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007.
130: Honorarium Restrictions.
131: House Banking Scandal (1991).
132: House Post Office Scandal (1991–1992).
133: Hubbard v. United States, 514 U.S. 695 (1994).
134: HUD Scandal (1990s).
135: Hunt, E. Howard (1918–2007).
136: Illegal Gratuity Statute.
137: Ill-Wind Investigation (1986).
138: Independent Counsel Act (1978).
139: Independent Political Expenditures.
140: Indirect Lobbying.
141: Iran-Contra Scandal (1982–1986).
142: IRS 501 (C) and 527 Groups.
143: Issue Ads.
144: Jacob, Paul (1960– ).
145: Jaworski, Leon (1905–1982).
146: Jefferson, William (1947– ).
147: K Street Project.
148: Keating Five Affair (1989).
149: Koreagate Investigation (1976).
150: La Follette, Robert Marion (1855–1925).
151: Lance, Bert (1931–2013).
152: Liddy, G. Gordon (1930– ).
153: Lincoln Bedroom Fund-Raising Controversy (1995–1996).
154: Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) of 1995.
155: Long, Huey P. (1893–1935).
156: Macy, John W., Jr. (1917–1986).
157: Mail Fraud Statute.
158: Malbin, Michael J. (1943– ).
159: McCain, John S., III (1936– ).
160: McConnell v. Federal Election Commission, 540 U.S. 93 (2003).
161: McCormick v. United States, 500 U.S. 257 (1991).
162: McNally v. United States, 483 U.S. 350 (1987).
163: Meany, George (1894–1980).
164: Meese, Edwin, III (1931– ).
165: Merchant Marine Act of 1936.
166: Mitchell, John (1913–1988).
167: Moral Majority.
168: Morrison v. Olson, 487 U.S. 654 (1988).
169: MoveOn.org.
170: Muckraker.
171: Nader, Ralph (1934– ).
172: Nast, Thomas (1840–1902).
173: National Grange.
174: National Publicity Law Association (NPLA).
175: National Rifle Association (NRA).
176: National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA).
177: Naval Appropriations Act of 1867.
178: Ney, Robert (1954– ).
179: Nofziger, Lyn (1924–2006).
180: Norquist, Grover (1956– ).
181: North, Oliver (1943– ).
182: Occupy Wall Street.
183: Overacker, Louise (1891–1982).
184: Party Machines.
185: Patronage Crimes.
186: Pay to Play.
187: Pendleton Act (Civil Service Reform Act) of 1883.
188: Pentagon Papers (1971).
189: Poindexter, John Marlan (1936– ).
190: Political Action Committee (PAC).
191: Political Assessments.
192: Potter, Trevor (1955– ).
193: Powell, Adam Clayton (1908–1972).
194: Presidential Election Campaign Fund Act of 1966.
195: Procurement Integrity Act of 1988.
196: Public Campaign Funding, Presidential.
197: Public Campaign Funding, State.
198: Public Citizen.
199: Public Financial Disclosure.
Title Page.
1: Overviews and Excerpts of Key Federal Laws Regulating Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption.
2: Lobbying.
3: Political Influence.
4: Corruption.
5: Overviews and Excerpts of Key U.S. Court Decisions Affecting Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption.
6: Selected Documents and Data.
7: Classic Texts.
8: Executive Orders.
9: Modern Lobbying Reform.
10: Codes of Official Conduct for Members of the U.S. Congress.
11: Federal Lobbyist Registration Documents.
12: Sample State Lobbyist Registration Documents.
13: Lobbying by the Numbers.
14: Corruption by the Numbers.
Selected Bibliography.
Editor and Contributors.
Index.