Professor Joel Gora was interviewed by the Washington Post about various laws that have restricted campaign fundraising over the last few decades. While left-leaning legislators called for less restriction in campaign financing during the Watergate era, their successors are now fighting for more regulation. Alternatively, Professor Gora believes campaign finance law is not a partisan issue. “These laws are restricting outsiders, whether liberal or left-wing outsiders or conservative and right-wing outsiders,” he said. “The difference between the Adelsons of today and the people who wanted to support Gene McCarthy is really just a matter of the amount.”
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