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1996-06-26

Campaign Finance Reform

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The Senate yesterday killed the best chance for campaign finance reform before the 1996 elections. In a 54-46 vote, the Senate cut off debate, preventing a vote on the measure. The bill would have set voluntary limits on Senate campaign spending in return for free broadcast time and would have required candidates to get most of their contributions from their home state.

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