Money in American Politics: An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • David Schultz Hamline University
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  • ISBN-10: 1440851778
  • ISBN-13: 9781440851773
  • DDC: 324.0973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 398 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released June 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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How much does money really matter in American politics? A first-of-its-kind reference book, this encyclopedia provides the most up-to-date research and analysis regarding how money affects American campaigns, elections, politics, and public policy.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Abscam.
2: Adelson, Sheldon.
3: Agenda Setting (Role of Money).
4: Aggregate Contribution Limits.
5: Alexander, Herbert E..
6: American Legislative Exchange Council.
7: Anonymous Speech.
8: Arizona Free Enterprise Club’s Freedom Pac v. Bennett.
9: Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce.
10: Ballot Access Fees.
11: Ballot Propositions (Paying Petition Gathers and Other Stipulations).
12: Ballot Propositions and Campaign Finance Laws.
13: Ban on Political Contributions by Lobbyists.
14: Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002.
15: Board of County Commissioners v. Umbehr.
16: Branti v. Finkel.
17: Bribery.
18: Buckley v. Valeo.
19: Bundling.
20: Campaign Finance Disclosure.
21: Campaign Finance Reform.
22: Campaign Spending and Campaign Results.
23: Campaign Spending and Reelection Rates.
24: Candidate Authorization of Communications.
25: Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal Co..
26: Citizens Against Rent Control v. City of Berkeley.
27: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
28: Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee v. Federal Election Commission.
29: Committee to Re-Elect the President.
30: Common Cause.
31: Congressional Fundraising.
32: Coordinated Spending.
33: Corporate Personhood.
34: Corruption.
35: Cox, Archibald.
36: Crédit Mobilier Scandal.
37: Davis v. Federal Election Commission.
38: Doe v. Reed.
39: Electioneering Communications.
40: Elrod v. Burns.
41: Emily’s List.
42: Equality (As a Compelling Governmental Interest).
43: Ethics in Government Act.
44: Evidentiary Burden (to Show Corruption).
45: Ex Parte Curtis.
46: Expenditure Limits.
47: Express Advocacy.
48: Fair and Clean Elections.
49: Fairness Doctrine.
50: Federal Contribution Limits.
51: Federal Corrupt Practices Act.
52: Federal Election Commission.
53: Federal Election Commission v. Beaumont.
54: Federal Election Commission v. Christian Action Network, Incorporated.
55: Federal Election Commission v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee.
56: Federal Election Commission v. Furgatch.
57: Federal Election Commission v. Massachusetts Citizens for Life, Inc..
58: Federal Election Commission v. National Right to Work Committee.
59: Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life.
60: Federal Regulation of Lobbying Act of 1946.
61: First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti.
62: 527 Committees.
63: Foreign Nationals and Political Contributions.
64: Free Airtime (on Television and Radio).
65: Gender, Candidates, and Money.
66: Gender and Campaign Finance.
67: Gift Ban Laws.
68: Hanna, Mark.
69: Hard Money.
70: Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections.
71: Hobbs Act.
72: Income Inequality.
73: Incumbency Advantage.
74: Independent Expenditures.
75: Initiative and Referendum.
76: Institute for Free Speech.
77: Iron Triangles.
78: Issue Advocacy.
79: Judicial Elections.
80: Keating, Charles.
81: Koch Brothers.
82: Labor Unions.
83: Legislation, Money’s Influence on.
84: Limited Liability Companies and Campaign Spending.
85: Lobbying.
86: Lobbyist Disclosure Act of 1995.
87: Lubin v. Panish.
88: Madisonian Democracy.
89: Majors v. Abell.
90: Matching Funds.
91: Matching Funds and Presidential Public Financing.
92: Mcconnell v. Federal Election Commission.
93: Mccutcheon v. Fec.
94: Mcintyre v. Ohio Elections Commission.
95: Media Exemption.
96: Millionaire’s Provision.
97: Money and Free Speech.
98: Money and the 2004 Election.
99: Money and the 2008 Election.
100: Money and the 2012 Election.
101: Money and the 2016 Election.
102: National Political Conventions.
103: National Rifle Association.
104: New York City Public Financing for Elections.
105: Nixon v. Shrink Missouri Government Pac.
106: Nonprofits and Political Activity.
107: O’Hare Truck Services v. City of Northlake.
108: Pipefitters Union Local No. 562 et al. v. United States.
109: Pluralist Democracy.
110: Political Action Committees.
111: Political Advertising.
112: Political Contributions by Minors.
113: Political Parties and Campaign Finance Regulations.
114: Political Party Financing (Who Gives).
115: Political Polarization (and Money).
116: Poll Taxes.
117: Presidential Primaries.
118: Presidential Public Financing.
119: Primary Elections.
120: Progressive Era Reforms.
121: Quid Pro Quo Corruption.
122: Race, Candidates, and Money.
123: Race, Donors, and Money.
124: Radio–Television News Directors Association v. Federal Communications Commission.
125: Randall v. Sorrell.
126: Rehnquist Court and Campaign Finance Regulations.
127: Roberts Court and Campaign Finance Regulations.
128: Roosevelt, Theodore.
129: Rutan v. Republican Party of Illinois.
130: San Juan County v. No New Gas Tax.
131: Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad.
132: Saturday Night Massacre.
133: Segregated Political Action Committees.
134: Soft Money.
135: Soros, George.
136: v. Federal Election Commission.
137: Spoils System and Political Neutrality.
138: State Legislative Races.
139: State Political Contribution Limits.
140: Tax Law and Political Activity.
141: Teapot Dome Scandal.
142: Third Parties and Campaign Spending.
143: Third Parties and Presidential Debates.
144: Third Parties and Presidential Matching Funding.
145: Tillman Act.
146: United Public Workers v. Mitchell.
147: United States v. Sun-Diamond Growers of California.
148: United States v. Wurzbach.
149: U.S. House Races.
150: Voluntary Public Financing.
151: Wagner v. Federal Election Commission.
152: Watergate.
153: Wealth Inequality and U.S. Elections.
154: Who Gives Money.
155: Yazoo Land Fraud.
About the Editor.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

David Schultz

David Schultz is professor in the Graduate School of Public Administration and Management at Hamline University and he holds appointments as an adjunct professor of law at Hamline University, University of Minnesota, and the University of St. Thomas. He has a Ph.D. in Political Science and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota. Professor Schultz is the author or editor of 16 books and over forty articles. His most recent publications include LEVERAGING THE LAW: USING THE COURTS TO ACHIEVE SOCIAL CHANGE (1998), THE POLITICS OF CIVIL SERVICE REFORM (1998); IT'S SHOW TIME! MEDIA, POLITICS, AND POPULAR CULTURE (2000); ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN LAW (2002); SOCIAL CAPITAL: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON COMMUNITY AND BOWLING ALONE (2002); and MONEY, POLITICS, AND CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM LAW IN THE STATES (2002).