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Supreme Court to hear RNC suit
challenging campaign finance limits

The Hill [Washington,DC], by Sam Baker

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 2/19/2013 2:51:50 PM

The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to consider whether certain limits on campaign contributions are too low — or altogether unconstitutional. The court said it would hear a case, filed by the Republican National Committee, challenging the constitutionality of limits on how much a person can donate in any two-year period. The court has already shown a willingness to strip away limits on campaign contributions, most notably in the landmark Citizens United case that opened the floodgates for a massive influx of corporate money and gave rise to super-PACs. The case the court agreed to hear Tuesday is more narrow,
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Reply 1 - Posted by: tisHimself, 2/19/2013 9:53:41 PM     (No. 9185850)

Fire up the coffee pot and reread Citizens United. It would be hard for Roberts to be more clear. Limits on spending are limits on speech.

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