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VIDEO; Supreme Court Weighs Limits on Individual Campaign Donations

Sen. Bernie Sanders: "The bottom line here is that if we do not want to move this nation to an oligarchic form of society, where a handful of billionaires can determine the outcome of these elections, then it is imperative not only that we overturn Citiz
Democracy Now!
added Oct 9, 2013 22:30
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PATRICE: McCutcheon Oral Argument: Or, Justice Scalia Explains How $3.5 Million Isn’t That Much Money

1. The oral argument revealed how incredibly dumb the legal landscape becomes under the logic of Citizens United. If you haven’t been following McCutcheon, it’s basically the next logical step in the incremental dismantling of the campaign financing law
Above the Law (blog)
added Oct 9, 2013 22:28
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[Illinois] BORRIS: Small business can't stomach 'super-sized' donor influence

This “money takes all” environment for elections leads to a government that is less and less representative of small-business owners — and anyone else who hasn't bought their way into the club.
Crain's Chicago Business
added Oct 9, 2013 22:26
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McCutcheon v. FEC: Big Money Fights Back at the Supreme Court

Is the Supreme Court going to invalidate campaign finance laws further in the aftermath of its 2010 decision in Citizens United?
The Daily Beast
added Oct 9, 2013 22:22
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SIDHU: In the Matter of McCutcheon: The Merits of Campaign-Finance "Aggregation" - PointOfLaw Forum

because Super PACs are largely funded by wealthier donors, the aggregate caps would destroy the influence and impact of smaller donors in a variety of political arenas, while allowing larger donors to increase their influence in the political process; thi
Pointoflaw.com (Walter K. Olson blog)
added Oct 9, 2013 22:19
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Supreme Court mulls axing campaign donation limits in 'McCutcheon' case

"Aggregate limits combat corruption," Verrilli told the nine Supreme Court justices, arguing that should party leaders such as the speaker of the House or Senate majority leader solicit seven-figure checks there is an "inherent risk of corruption" and a
Center for Public Integrity
added Oct 9, 2013 22:17
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[Washington] Editorial: Keep campaign-finance limits

it is more logical to assume the flood of contributions in circulation only fuels and encourages the maverick behavior that led to the implosion of budget proceedings and the government shutdown. Those self-absorbed pols on Capitol Hill are not thinking a
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 9, 2013 22:14
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Should the Supreme Court Uphold Personal Limits on Campaign Contributions? | Debate Club

So should the Supreme Court uphold personal limits on campaign contributions? Here is the Debate Club's take:
U.S. News & World Report
added Oct 9, 2013 22:10
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Campaign finance limits sharply divide Supreme Court. Is there middle ground? (+video)

A sharply-divided US Supreme Court engaged in a pointed debate on Tuesday over whether limiting the total amount of money an individual can give to federal candidates and political committees violates the free-speech rights of would-be campaign contributo
Christian Science Monitor
added Oct 9, 2013 16:58
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CHOMA: Supreme Court and Campaign Finance: McCutcheon Chapter

Today's argument in McCutcheon over whether aggregate limits ... state parties and hundreds of candidates already transfer large sums of money to each other, using the national party groups as hubs.
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Oct 9, 2013 16:55
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