Saturday, February 06, 2010

Bill Moyers Journal: After Citizen United

After Citizen United
with Lawrence Lessig and Nick Gillespie
Bill Moyers Journal

Last month, the Supreme Court significantly weakened existing campaign finance laws. The Court's ruling in Citizen's United v. FEC — the latest and most sweeping of a long string of court defeats for the existing campaign finance regulations — leaves the legal and financial landscape of elections in a state of great uncertainty. Lawmakers, attorneys and legal experts have been scrambling to shape responses to the ruling at both state and federal levels of government. Some are trying to address the ruling with narrow legislative fixes while other groups are hoping to use the general opposition to the ruling to pass sweeping reforms.

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