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Campaign Finance Reform Groups Launch
Media Blitz on Banning Soft Money


The Campaign Reform Project and Campaign for America Begin 1998 with Coordinated Educational Campaigns Targeting Public and Policymakers


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Campaign Reform Project (CRP) and Campaign for America (CFA) announced their 1998 Soft Money Media Campaigns at a news briefing on Wednesday, January 21, 1998.

CFA launched a national media campaign in selected states in anticipation of expected congressional votes on campaign finance reform. Cable television ads will air in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, and Ohio. On Tuesday, February 17th, CFA will run ads targeting senators in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, and Ohio.

CRP will be running a 7-week educational advertising campaign in the New York Times emphasizing the relevance of political money on issues of everyday concern to American voters. Both groups were founded by investment banker Jerome Kohlberg.

Statement from CRP's President Kathy Stanwick.
New York Times Ad on January 23, 1998
New York Times Ad on January 23, 1998
New York Times Ad on January 29, 1998
New York Times Ad on February 5, 1998
New York Times Ad on February 12, 1998
New York Times Ad on February 19, 1998
New York Times Ad on February 26, 1998
Indianapolis Star-News Ad on February 22, 1998
Washington Post and The Hill Ad on February 25, 1998