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McCutcheon v. FEC



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In a 5-4 ruling today, the Supreme Court struck down the “aggregate limits” on how much money a person may contribute in total to all candidates or committees during a two-year election cycle. Plurality opinion (for four justices) by the Chief; broader opinion concurring in the judgment by Justice Thomas; dissent (for four) by Justice Breyer.

(I might write more about the ruling once I have read the opinions.)



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