Headlines Tagged with ScotusSuit — 303 headlines found
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.
Oct 9, 2013 New York Times
added Oct 9, 2013 13:13
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."
Oct 8, 2013 TalkingPointsMemo (TPM) blog
added Oct 11, 2013 11:04
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.
Oct 8, 2013 Washington Post
added Oct 11, 2013 03:11
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.
Oct 8, 2013 Slate
added Oct 10, 2013 04:30
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.
Oct 8, 2013 New York Times
added Oct 10, 2013 04:25
"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
Oct 8, 2013 Center for Public Integrity
added Oct 9, 2013 22:17
the court appeared poised to take a narrower approach than it did in that 2010 decision, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, that cleared the way for increased independent corporate and union spending during federal elections.
Oct 8, 2013 Reuters
added Oct 9, 2013 16:52
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
Oct 8, 2013 National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 9, 2013 16:48
“The cigarette companies have two choices left in Florida: either spend the next century continuing to lose around 65-70 percent of its cases, or working to fairly settle them and bring some closure to those 8,000 or so victims who have been waiting more
Oct 8, 2013 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 8, 2013 04:03
The high court on Monday decided not to hear from the architect of the multibillion dollar tobacco lawsuits of the 1990s. Scruggs was convicted of improperly influencing a Mississippi judge,
Oct 7, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Oct 8, 2013 17:36