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News Supreme Court: no limits on individual campaign contribs

  1. Apr 2, 2014 #1

    jtbell

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    Justices strike down political donor limits (CNN)

    No need to funnel your millions through PACs any more, unless I suppose if you want to try to remain anonymous.
     
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  3. Apr 2, 2014 #2

    Vanadium 50

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    Actually, it removes only the limits on aggregate contributions. The individual election contribution limits still stand.
     
  4. Apr 2, 2014 #3

    nsaspook

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    I think it's for the better in the long run. Campaign finance was always a paper tiger that starved local and state politics while in turn feeding the national political status quo. No amount of money spent on ads could make me vote for something or somebody I don't believe in and in this information age it's pretty hard to hide a candidates public actions with flash and slight of hand.
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...-and-losers-from-the-mccutcheon-v-fec-ruling/
     
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