The Triumph of Campaign-centered Politics

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Index
Accommoclationist paradigm, 8, 112, 218
acceptance of, 182, 185
congressional campaign committees' use of, 118, 121, 154-75
emergence of, 83-84, 92-93
Textbook Party paradigm blended with, 143, 192-94
Textbook Party paradigm vs., 159-60
advertising campaigns
candidates' use of, 20
Democratic, 110
public disgust with, 35
Republican, 95, 136-37, 143, 196-97
sophisticated, 96
targeted, 42
See also direct mail; issue ads; mass media
African Americans
Democratic recruitment of, 215
lack of representation of, 13
partisan groups of, 33, 37
suffrage fights of, 18
Albert, Carl, 122, 129
Aldrich, John, 25
Alexander, Herbert, 124
Alinsky, Saul, 53
American Defense Institute, 191
American Federation of Labor--Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 201, 215
Americans for Tax Reform, 191
Anaya, Toney, 102
Anderson, John, 2
Angle, Matt, 201
Anthony, Beryl, 145, 146
Armey, Dick, 192, 194
Association of State Democratic Chairmen, 80
Atwood, Brian, 170-71
Bailey, John, 68, 72, 84
Baker, Tom, 167
ballot initiatives, 21
Ballot Measure 60, 217
ballots
open, 3
public, 13
secret, 15, 16
state printing of, 15
Batbour, Haley, 189-91
Bayh, Birch, 163
Bell, Daniel, 35
Bentsen, Lloyd, 108, 159, 170-73
Berman, Michael S., 160
Biden, Joseph, 158
Bingaman, Jeff, 102
Bliss, Ray C., 26, 67, 77, 83, 94, 189
Blumenthal, Sidney, 17
Boggs, Caleb, 158
Bone, Hugh, 58, 59, 155
Boosters Club, 124
Boschwitz. Rudy, 175
Breaux, John, 175
Brock, Bill, 67, 94, 111, 125, 162, 189
Broder, David, 67, 68, 156
Brown, Jerry, 214
Brown, Ron, 92, 108-11, 198
Brownback, Sam, 203
Buckley v. Valeo, 125, 187, 188
Burnham, Walter Dean, 15, 2055
Burton, Phillip, 129
Bush, George, 146, 175, 184, 215
Byrd, Robert, 98, 165-69, 170
Califano, Joseph, 80
"Campaign '88," 106, 108
campaign committees, 8
creation and purpose of, 58-62
See also congressfonal campaign com­ mittees; under specific committee
campaign finance
contribution limits, 109, 125, 183
DNC, 101
legislation and deregulation of, 187, 188, 191, 196, 215, 219-20
1980 elections, 93
NRCC compared with DCCC, 124, 145
RNC, 95
as undemocratic, 219 See also Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA); fundraising
campaign organizations. See professionalized
campaign organizations
campaign professionals, 183, 212, 213, 217
emergence of, 26, 44, 122, 156-57
campaign-centered politics, 3, 8, 34
acceptance of, 182
contemporary problems of, 35
displacement of, 217
emergence of, 4-7, 83-84, 106, 118-19
history of, 17-18, 23-26
initial challenges of, 181
Lyndon B. Johnson and, 68
new liberals and, 71
party adaptation to, 96, 101
party-centered politics compared with, 27
reselience of, 211-14
resistance to, 51, 55, 140
See also Accommodationist paradigm; candidate-centered politics
campaigns
components of, 3
cost of, 219

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Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • 1 - Parties, Elections, and American Democracy 1
  • Notes 9
  • 2 - The Campaign-Centered Electoral Order 11
  • Notes 27
  • 3 - The Foundations of Campaign-Centered Politics 32
  • Notes 44
  • 4 - Campaign-Centered Politics Leaves the Parties Behind 49
  • Notes 63
  • 5 - Reform and the Search for a New Party-Centered Politics 66
  • Notes 86
  • 6 - Embracing Campaign-Centered Politics 92
  • Notes 112
  • 7 - The New Politics on Capitol Hill 118
  • Notes 148
  • 8 - Campaigns and Parties in the Senate 154
  • Notes 176
  • 9 - The New Conventional Wisdom, Fraying at Its Edges 181
  • Notes 204
  • 10 - The Resilience of Campaign-Centered Politics 211
  • Notes 220
  • Index 223
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