Both before and after the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on a constitutional amendment on campaign finance, most of the press coverage understandably went to the dueling appearances of Senators Reid and McConnell. Somewhat lost were the statements delivered by Jamin Raskin and Floyd Abrams.  This is a shame. Each ably represented their opposing views, and when compared and contrasted, their statements bring out large issues in the campaign finance debate and the sources of sharp, enduring disagreement. Among those seemingly unbridgeable differences: what is “reasonable” to expect from the government in regulating political spending?