Advantage Incumbents: Clinton's Campaign Finance Proposal
Publication Date: June 1993
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Keywords: Government reform
Coverage: United States
President Clinton’s campaign finance reform proposal, now being debated in Congress, holds more threat than promise for American democracy. The bill would aid incumbent campaigners to the detriment of challengers, increase bureaucratic control of politics, and tax Americans to subsidize politicians. It would, in fact, worsen the problems that real campaign reform should solve.