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Congress takes first steps to circumvent Supreme Court ruling

February 13, 2010 politisite 0

In response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in the recent Citizens United v. FEC case — which overturned campaign finance law that barred corporations and unions from paying unlimited sums for political ads and was widely hailed by conservatives as a victory for first-amendment rights — Democratic leaders in Congress have begun taking steps to circumvent the decision. Reports the Financial Times: Senior Democratic lawmakers proposed legislation yesterday that would […]