Bob Dole 1996 On the Issues
Where Bob Dole Stands on Congressional & Campaign Finance Reform
Many Americans Have Lost Confidence in Our Elected Representatives
Too many Americans have lost faith in our elected leaders. Many see their representatives as people who live by separate laws and are indebted to the big-money special interests that helped elect them.
Bob Dole believes that the American people deserve meaningful political and campaign finance reform. Members of Congress must be held accountable to their constituents and live under the same laws as the American people. And the current system through which we finance political campaigns must be fixed.
That's why one of Dole's final acts as a Senator was to introduce legislation creating an independent campaign-finance reform commission whose recommendations would receive a straight up or down vote in Congress.
Bob Dole Has Fought for Meaningful Congressional Reform
Bob Dole's record shows a solid commitment to true reform. During his career, Bob Dole:
The Dole Administration Will Continue to Support Congressional Reform.
As President, Bob Dole will:
Bill Clinton Favors Special Interests and Opposes Term Limits
While an overwhelming majority of Americans support term limits, Bill Clinton has stalled. He has fought against term limits and has failed to reduce the influence of special interests in Washington.
Even members of his own party have noticed. "The president likes special-interest sugar to sprinkle around the country," said Sen. Bill Bradley (D-NJ). "He's doing what it takes to get reelected." (The Washington Post, June 14, 1995)
A Better America
With Bob Dole as President, there will be real campaign finance reform. Bob Dole will fight for the American people -- not special interest groups.
Source:Bob Dole 1996 Official Campaign Web Site
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