Court Opens Campaign Funding Floodgates

Kingsbury, Alex
January 2010
U.S. News Digital Weekly;1/22/2010, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p7
The article reports that the U.S. Supreme Court changed its decision by 5 votes to 4 on the restrictions on the financial support of corporations, unions, and other groups in campaign endorsements of U.S. political candidates. The legislation, known as the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law, is known for its mandatory ban on companies and unions from investing on political advertisements. The issue of whether the McCain-Feingold law be applied has been debated since the release of the documentary "Hillary the Movie" in 2008.


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