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HILTZIK: The next Citizens United case?

The consequences of loosening the aggregate limit could be dire, re-creating "the system of legalized bribery that existed prior to the Watergate campaign finance scandals," warns Fred Wertheimer of the progressive group Democracy 21.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 9, 2013 22:39
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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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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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AUDIO: Supreme Court Hears Another Challenge To Campaign Finance Law

What the aggregate limits do is not limit how much you can give to a particular candidate, but limit how many candidates you can support in an effective way," says James Bopp, McCutcheon's lawyer. Not so, say defenders of the aggregate limits.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 9, 2013 16:49
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Supreme Court Weighs Easing Limits On Campaign Contributions

It's not a question of who gets to speak. Everybody gets to speak as much as they want to and in the ways that they find most effective." But campaign finance reformers vehemently disagreed
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 9, 2013 16:48
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Supreme Court appears divided in campaign finance case arguments

justices sounded as though they were closely split along the usual ideological lines. Conservatives spoke of political free speech while liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg worried that only the voice of the “super-affluent” will be heard in Washington.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 9, 2013 16:32
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HILTZIK: It's not looking good for campaign finance limits at Supreme Court

Roberts holds the swing vote; he seems to be inclined to eliminate the limits on contributions to candidates, while leaving some constraints on contributions to parties. If that happens, it will be a severe blow to the cause of fair elections -- just not
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 9, 2013 16:31
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Campaign Funding Divides High Court

Justices Split Over Whether Political Contributions Could Be Capped; Roberts Looks for Middle Ground
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 9, 2013 16:29
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Supreme Court ruling in campaign finance case could affect Kentucky Senate race

If the Supreme Court decides with U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell on a campaign finance case that was argued Tuesday, Kentuckians could be overwhelmed next year as donor floodgates are opened. McConnell, a longtime warrior against campaign finance reform, was
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Oct 9, 2013 16:27
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Supreme Court Rejects Appeals of Tobacco Ruling

The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would not take up either government or industry appeals of a landmark racketeering verdict against cigarette companies for what a lower court judge had termed a half-century of lying over the health effects of
New York Times
added Jun 29, 2010 00:00
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