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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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Supreme Court Weighs Easing Limits On Campaign Contributions

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
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 9, 2013 16:48
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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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Supreme Court appears divided in campaign finance case arguments

justices sounded as though they were closely split along the usual ideological lines. Conservatives spoke of political free speech while liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg worried that only the voice of the “super-affluent” will be heard in Washington.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 9, 2013 16:32
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HILTZIK: It's not looking good for campaign finance limits at Supreme Court

Roberts holds the swing vote; he seems to be inclined to eliminate the limits on contributions to candidates, while leaving some constraints on contributions to parties. If that happens, it will be a severe blow to the cause of fair elections -- just not
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 9, 2013 16:31
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Campaign Funding Divides High Court

Justices Split Over Whether Political Contributions Could Be Capped; Roberts Looks for Middle Ground
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 9, 2013 16:29
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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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