McCain-Feingold: The Loophole Bill

McCain-Feingold: The Loophole Bill

McCain-Feingold: The Loophole Bill

Previously published Slate articles made new.
Oct. 21 1999 3:30 AM

McCain-Feingold: The Loophole Bill

The Senate killed the latest incarnation of the McCain-Feingold campaign-finance reform bill on Tuesday. In 1997, Kenneth A. Gross pointed out a glaring loophole in McCain-Feingold's ban on "soft money"--one that still existed in this year's bill.