The Constitution and campaign finance reform an anthology

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .

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  • Campaign funds -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Statementedited by Frederick G. Slabach.
ContributionsSlabach, Frederick Gilbert, 1956-
LC ClassificationsKF4920 .C57 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 409 p. ;
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL355344M
ISBN 100890899371
LC Control Number98015120

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