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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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Supreme Court mulls axing campaign donation limits in 'McCutcheon' case

"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
Center for Public Integrity
added Oct 9, 2013 22:17
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[Washington] Editorial: Keep campaign-finance limits

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
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 9, 2013 22:14
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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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Supreme Court appears wary of broad campaign finance ruling

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.
Reuters
added Oct 9, 2013 16:52
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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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