Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002/Related Articles
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- John McCain : (1936–) Republican Senator from Arizona (1986–) and the Republican presidential candidate in 2008; ranking minority member, Senate Armed Services Committee; member ex officio, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction
- Russell Feingold : U.S. Senator (D-Wisconsin); U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
- Federal Election Commission : An independent agency of the U.S. government, responsible for enforcing laws and regulations about campaign finance in federal elections.
- Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission : A 2010 (130 S. Ct. 876) Supreme Court of the United States decision that First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution rights applied to corporations as well as biological persons, reversing laws that restricted corporate contributions to political campaigns
- First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution : Add brief definition or description
- Corporation : In commerce, an organisation that is jointly owned by shareholders who participate in its profits but are not personally liable for its debts. More generally, a legal entity that is distinct from its owners and may employ people, buy and sell assets, and lend or borrow money.
- Trade union : A modern organization of workers, arising in the second half of the 19th century and representing workers in a single occupation (e.g. steelworkers, miners or teachers) or a broader class of workers (e.g. office workers).
- 501(c)(3) : In U.S. tax law, an organization that has been determined to be nonprofit and nonpolitical; contributions to it are tax-deductible; it can engage in research and education but not efforts to affect specific policy or legislation, often a delicate line.
- 501(c)(4) : In U.S. tax law, an organization that has been determined to be nonprofit, but may be political; contributions to it are not tax-deductible; it can engage in research and education, affect specific policy or legislation, but not directly contribute to candidates or campaign for or against them. Their ability to campaign, not coordinated with the candidate, may have been expanded by Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
- 527 : Add brief definition or description
- Political action committee : Add brief definition or description