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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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Elena Kagan, Now In A Robe, Argues Again For Campaign Finance Limits

Kagan, who argued the groundbreaking Citizens United case in September 2009 and then joined the nine-member court in August 2010, departed from her usual practice of waiting to jump into the give-and-take. Within the first five minutes of the hour-long se
Reuters
added Oct 9, 2013 16:23
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RUBIN: An upside-down campaign finance system

the system we erected is backward and contributes both to the appearance of corruption and much of what elite punditry dislikes about current politics. The Supreme Court can’t (or shouldn’t) recreate the system; Congress should
Washington Post
added Oct 9, 2013 16:22
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COHEN: Future of U.S. Politics Hangs on Court Campaign Finance Decision

Roberts may not want to be remembered by history for fighting for the richest Americans to take over government
TIME Magazine
added Oct 9, 2013 16:16
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Supreme Court Again Weighs Spending Limits in Campaigns

The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed prepared to strike down a part of federal campaign finance law left intact by its decision in Citizens United in 2010: overall limits on direct contributions from individuals to candidates.
New York Times
added Oct 9, 2013 13:13
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Conservative Justices Signal Dismantling Of Campaign Donation Limits

Scalia, who led the charge for conservatives, disputed the idea that giving large amounts to candidates or parties reflects "corruption," instead likening it to "gratitude."
TalkingPointsMemo (TPM) blog
added Oct 11, 2013 11:04
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[Kentucky] Katrina vanden Heuvel: Mitch McConnell’s moneyocracy

while McConnell already has an imposing $9.5 million cash on hand, it’s not enough in a race that some predict could cost as much $100 million. And now, astonishingly, he’s turning to the Supreme Court to get it.
Washington Post
added Oct 11, 2013 03:11
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LITHWICK: Poor Little Rich Guys / The Supreme Court clamors to protect the right of Richie Rich, Scrooge McDuck, and the Koch brothers to further corrupt American politics.

That leaves everything in the hands of Roberts who--precisely as has been predicted--has the choice to go big, go small, or go home. Again.
Slate
added Oct 10, 2013 04:30
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EDITORIAL: Politicians for Sale

If the court is going to help protect American politics from becoming little more than “a disagreement among rich people,” as one observer put it, it should follow its own precedent and uphold the overall contribution limit.
New York Times
added Oct 10, 2013 04:25
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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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