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Topic - James Bopp Jr.
The new Republican Super PAC got the green light from the Federal Election Commission on Thursday to skirt federal campaign-finance limits and to raise more money than ever before for the Republican presidential nominee and other party candidates.
Key GOP activists have come out in support of proposal by the Republican National Committee to wrest what has been exclusive control of the presidential nomination debate process from what they see as the liberal-leaning television networks and national press.
The nation's social conservatives may have ceded center stage to economic conservatives and the "tea party" movement for the midterm elections, but they're not keeping quiet.
MINNEAPOLIS — Some national Republican Party officials worry that their party is moving away from its conservative stands on social and religious issues in preparation for the 2008 elections.
Former Sen. Fred Thompson is now hovering near the top of the heap of Republican presidential hopefuls in most polls, but critics say he will begin a precipitous descent when more primary voters learn more about his record.
Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson is now hovering near the top of the heap of Republican presidential hopefuls in most polls, but critics say he will begin a precipitous descent when more primary voters learn more about his record.
"I think Thompson already has peaked, especially because people are being reminded of his deep involvement in supporting McCain-Feingold," said James Bopp Jr., a Republican lawyer who specializes in campaign and election law.
Mr. Thompson also signed a subpoena that cost the Republican National Committee millions of dollars to comply with, and his name is on an amicus brief defending the 2002 campaign-finance law, Mr. Bopp said.