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Campaign Finance Combat: Democrats Unveil Proposals To Curb Corporate Spending

First Posted: 04/13/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:30 PM ET

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The Washington Post:

Democratic leaders in Congress unveiled proposals Thursday that would limit the impact of a Supreme Court decision allowing unfettered corporate spending on political campaigns.

Sen. Charles E. Schumer (N.Y.) and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (Md.) called for a ban on companies with more than 20 percent foreign ownership, government contractors and bank bailout recipients from participating in U.S. elections.

Read the whole story: The Washington Post

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