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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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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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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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BARRETT: Supreme Court and Campaign Finance: Four Blunt Points

Assessing all of the justices’ arguments, it sounds like Scalia’s sarcastic defense of First Amendment principles will prevail over Ginsburg’s anxiety about drowning out the voice of the “little people.”
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 9, 2013 16:47
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ROGERS: The Insiders: Campaign finance charade enters Supreme Court

Without campaign contribution restrictions, the parties and candidates will be empowered to run campaigns that are not swamped by the parallel participation of these anonymously funded campaigns. I say “anonymously,” but that is not accurate; the identity
Washington Post
added Oct 9, 2013 16:44
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Supreme Court skeptical of campaign finance cap

signaled Tuesday that they aren’t sold on current campaign finance laws that limit how much Americans can contribute directly to candidates and political parties, as the court met for the first major oral argument of its new term.
Washington Times
added Oct 9, 2013 16:39
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Argument recap: How is political influence bought?

If the Supreme Court really does not understand how money moves around in American politics, how can it fashion constitutional rules to prevent abuses? That seemed to be the most penetrating question that hung over the one-hour hearing Tuesday on the lat
SCOTUSBlog
added Oct 9, 2013 16:33
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