By Michael Doyle
Jan 21, 2010
WASHINGTON — A closely divided Supreme Court on Thursday swept away long-standing limits on campaign spending by unions and corporations.
In a long-awaited decision, the court’s emboldened conservative majority declared that the limits on so-called “independent expenditures” by corporations violate First Amendment free-speech rights. The much-anticipated decision means that more money can be spent on federal elections, including this year’s congressional elections.
Don’t let corporations steal our elections
January 21, 2010
Keep corporate money out of our elections.