Will Big Business Buy Elections?

Mann, Dave
February 2010
Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices;2/5/2010, Vol. 102 Issue 3, p2
The article reports on the ruling handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court on January 21, 2010 regarding the ban on corporate campaign contributions in Texas and the U.S. It states that companies will be forbidden from giving contributions directly to election candidates, however, they would be allowed to use corporate money for the payment of political advertisement. Campaign finance lawyer Randall Wood notes that companies must disclose who's paying for the political advertisements.


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