Broadcasters aren't out of the woods just yet on campaign finance reform.
Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.) hopes to attach his measure
requiring steep discounts on TV ads for federal candidates to an election-reform
bill (not to be confused with the campaign-finance-reform bill).
Conveniently for the National Association of Broadcasters, 300 broadcasters will be in town attending their
state leadership convention and only a cab ride away from quick meetings with
After Torricelli's amendment was defeated soundly in the House two weeks ago,
he vowed to bring it back.
The amendment was passed 69-31 by the Senate last July.