Headlines Tagged with ScotusSuit — 302 headlines found
Is the Supreme Court going to invalidate campaign finance laws further in the aftermath of its 2010 decision in Citizens United?
Oct 9, 2013 The Daily Beast
added Oct 9, 2013 22:22
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
Oct 9, 2013 Pointoflaw.com (Walter K. Olson blog)
added Oct 9, 2013 22:19
"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
it is more logical to assume the flood of contributions in circulation only fuels and encourages the maverick behavior that led to the implosion of budget proceedings and the government shutdown. Those self-absorbed pols on Capitol Hill are not thinking a
Oct 4, 2013 Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 9, 2013 22:14
So should the Supreme Court uphold personal limits on campaign contributions? Here is the Debate Club's take:
Oct 9, 2013 U.S. News & World Report
added Oct 9, 2013 22:10
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
Oct 9, 2013 Christian Science Monitor
added Oct 9, 2013 16:58
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.
Oct 9, 2013 Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Oct 9, 2013 16:55
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
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.
Oct 9, 2013 National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 9, 2013 16:49
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