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Listening Lounge: Hearing on tribes and campaign act


Witness List/Testimony | Webcast

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing this morning on tribes and the Federal Election Campaign Act. The following witnesses testified:
Introduction - 3:43 - 872kb

Panel I
Testimony - 23:18 - 5.3MB | Q&A - 31:03 - 7.1MB
MR. MICHAEL E. TONER, Chairman, Federal Election Commission, Washington, DC
MR. ROBERT E. LENHARD, Vice Chairman, Federal Election Commission, Washington, DC
MR. PHILIP N. HOGEN, Chairman, National Indian Gaming Commission, Washington, DC

Panel II
Testimony - 20:59 - 4.8MB | Q&A - 27:58 - 6.4MB
THE HONORABLE W. RON ALLEN, Treasurer, National Congress of American Indian, Washington, DC
MR. LARRY NOBLE, Executive Director, Center for Responsive Politics, Washington, DC
PROFESSOR JAMES THURBER, Director, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, American University, Washington, DC
The hearing starts at 9:30am in Room 106 of the Dirksen Senate Building. It will be broadcast online at http://indian.senate.gov.

Federal Elections Commission Opinions:
Advisory Opinion 1999-32 (January 28, 2000) | Advisory Opinion 2000-05 (May 15, 2000) | Advisory Opinion 2005-01 (March 14, 2005)

More Advisory Opinion 2005-01 Documents:
Advisory Opinion Draft A and Draft B | Tribe's Request for Advisory Opinion

Relevant Links:
Federal Election Commission - http://www.fec.gov
PoliticalMoneyLine - http://www.politicalmoneyline.com
Center for Responsive Politics - http://www.opensecrets.org

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