Headlines Tagged with ScotusSuit — 292 headlines found
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
What does he want to do with the increased access and influence this will buy him in Washington? Likely much of the same thing he has been doing -- advocate for his coal industry and peddle climate denial.
Oct 3, 2013 Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 10, 2013 23:26
good news for the small group of people who have prospered most during a period of mass unemployment. Whether it is good for American democracy is much less clear.
Oct 9, 2013 The American Prospect
added Oct 10, 2013 23:12
If Congress is to pass a law abridging free speech, the Court and the public deserve to know the reason. McCutcheon would be a good chance for the Court to reassert the primacy of political speech in the First Amendment.
Oct 9, 2013 National Review
added Oct 10, 2013 13:24
FISCHER: Did Scalia Really Say That? "Citizens United" Lurks Behind Supreme Court's Latest Money-in-Politics Case
after blowing a hole in the campaign finance infrastructure to allow unlimited independent expenditures, at least some Justices are trying to pull limits on direct contributions through the opening.
Oct 9, 2013 PR Watch
added Oct 10, 2013 13:20
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
“Whose expression is at stake when most people couldn’t even come near the limit?” asked Ginsburg. Scalia retorted, with his famous jolt of sarcasm, “I assume a law that only prohibits the speech of two percent of the country is okay.”
Oct 9, 2013 Bill Moyers.com
added Oct 10, 2013 03:56
Moyers talks with Yale Law School election and constitutional law professor Heather Gerken who warns that McCutcheon has the potential to be even worse than Citizens United. Political parties pay attention
Oct 9, 2013 Bill Moyers.com
added Oct 10, 2013 03:51