September 4, 1987
The nation's largest political action committees, representing the views of business, labor, agriculture and other special interests, gave at least 80% of their campaign donations to incumbent officeholders in 1985-86, a private study reported.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1988 |
Orange County video entrepreneur Stuart Karl Jr. was indicted Thursday on charges of violating federal campaign finance laws by allegedly funneling nearly $200,000 in illegal contributions to former Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart and congressional candidates from six states in 1984 and 1986. U.S. Atty. Robert C.
May 6, 1988 |
The House, seized by election-year enthusiasm for anti-drug legislation, voted overwhelmingly Thursday to require the armed forces to halt illegal drug trafficking into the United States. The measure, authored by Rep. Duncan L. Hunter (R-Coronado), gives President Reagan only 45 days "to substantially halt the unlawful penetration of the United States borders by aircraft and vessels carrying narcotics."