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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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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: The Supreme Court and law left hanging

By dismissing an Oregon case involving the death of a cigarette smoker, the justices have left open questions about their instructions to lower courts and the limits of punitive damages.
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 13, 2009 00:00
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[Virginia] Preview: Tawdry Tales

The Supreme Court overturned former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption conviction involving $177,000 in gifts and loans. But in his opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts called the "tawdry tales" of the case "far from" "normal political interac
CBS
added May 1, 2017 12:08
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[Virginia] Preview: Tawdry Tales S49 (0:53)

CBS
added May 1, 2017 12:04
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