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McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform"
Contains restrictions on free speech about politicians
04/02/2001
Senate Roll Call No. 64
107th Congress, 1st Session

Passed: 59-41 (see complete tally)
The Senate passed the McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform" bill (S. 27). NRLC opposed the bill because it contained sweeping restrictions on the right of NRLC, NRLC affiliates, and other citizens' groups to communicate with the public regarding the positions and votes of federal politicians, and regarding upcoming votes in Congress. For details on the objectionable provisions, see http://nrlc.org/Federal/Free_Speech/index.html. The Senate passed the bill by a vote of 59 yeas to 41 nays, Vote No. 64, April 2, 2001.


Vote Map: Senate Roll Call No. 64
Votes For : 59
Votes Against : 41

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