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Washington :: DC :: USA | 9 months ago

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Nobody really thought that election-related spending by outside groups -- which totaled $1 billion in the 2012 election cycle , not counting party spending -- would do anything but grow in future elections. But the increase so far in 2013 is

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 9 months ago

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How many more court decisions will it take before opponents of free speech give up their quest to limit participation in the electoral process?...A federal appeals court recently ruled that the state's limitations on contributions to independent

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 9 months ago

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Stories On Oct. 24, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that a New York statute limiting the amount of money that people or groups can contribute to so-called "super PACs" was likely unconstitutional. The group challenging

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Houston :: TX :: USA | 9 months ago

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Oct 23, 2013 If the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling was not devastating enough for American democracy, a new case could wipe away any remaining vestige of election integrity. The nation's highest court heard oral arguments in McCutcheon

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Nashville :: TN :: USA | 9 months ago

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But there's a new way to limit money in politics: private agreements between candidates not to allow third-party campaign spending...Earlier this month, the Supreme Court heard arguments in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, the most recent

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Whittier :: CA :: USA | 9 months ago

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It now seems likely that after the debacle of Citizens United which unleashed hundreds of millions of dollars in anonymous spending into elections the court will deregulate the system even further. Our system of campaign finance already amounts to

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Little Falls :: NJ :: USA | 10 months ago

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THE Supreme Court is contemplating removing the limit on individual campaign contributions at the federal level. If the panel's earlier decision to lift the ban on corporate giving is any indication, the odds aren't bad that's what will happen. Right

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Lexington :: KY :: USA | 10 months ago

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McConnell seeks unlimited donations Suppose the government imposed a poll tax of, oh, $100,000 on citizens who wanted to participate in choosing the Congress or president...Yet this nightmare plutocracy comes perilously close to where we're headed as

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Bristol :: United Kingdom | 10 months ago

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Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said the nation is in trouble in the area of campaign finance and told a group of law students that careful thinking'' is needed after the high court's 2010 Citizens United decision. The decision allowed

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 10 months ago

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Ideologically-driven conservatives on the Supreme Court seem determined to nix a campaign contribution limit in the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law, thus dealing a blow to the fight against corruption of American politics. That's the implication

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