Political advertising

Garrett Wollman wollman@bimajority.org
Wed Jun 4 15:43:37 EDT 2008

<<On Wed, 4 Jun 2008 14:35:06 -0500, "Kevin Vahey" <kvahey@comcast.net> said:

> When did it become mandatory for a candidate to say I'm Homer Simpson
> and I approve this message.

That was part of McCain-Feingold.  It's intended to distinguish
candidate ads from "independent" ("527") and party-sponsored ads.


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