Van Hollen-Schumer “rebuilding the barriers”

CQPolitics covers the VHS bill here.

The WSJ has a story on campaign finance reform here and WSJ Law Blog covers the story here.

Perhaps the most controversial part of the reform: the mandate that CEOs and labor union leaders would have to appear on camera approving their message, much like candidates are required to do now.

The Times has a new article this morning on Van Hollen-Schumer.

Many of the proposals, like restrictions on foreign companies or government contractors, have populist appeal, but passage would require the vote of at least one Republican senator. Five current Republican senators — led at the time by Senator John McCain of Arizona — voted for the spending rules that the court chipped away, but not one has yet embraced the Democrats’ proposals.

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