November 17, 2010

Is Taxpayer Financing of Campaigns Constitutional?

Is Taxpayer Financing of Campaigns Constitutional?

Featuring William Maurer, Attorney, Institute for Justice; and Craig Holman, Government Affairs Lobbyist, Public Citizen; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.

February 2, 2010

Campaign Finance after Citizens United: What Now?

Featuring John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute, and Author, The Fallacy of Campaign Finance Reform; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies and Editor in Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute; and Allison Hayward, Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University.

April 21, 2008

What to Do about Self-Funded Campaigns

What to Do about Self-Funded Campaigns

Featuring John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute, and Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies and Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute.

March 9, 2007

A Skeptical Look at Grassroots Lobbying Disclosure

Featuring: Marvin Johnson, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; Mark Fitzgibbons, President, Corporate and Legal Affairs, AmericanTarget Advertising, Inc.; Stephen Hoersting, Executive Director, Center for Competitive Politics; and John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government Cato Institute.

October 4, 2006

The Fallacy of Campaign Finance Reform

The Fallacy of Campaign Finance Reform

Featuring the author John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute; with comments by Robert Bauer, Perkins & Coie; and Eliza Newlin Carney, National Journal.

March 21, 2006

Lobby Reform or Regression

Lobby Reform or Regression

Featuring Bradley A. Smith, Former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission & Senior Adviser to the Center for Competitive Politics; Nan Aron, President, Alliance for Justice; and moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.