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Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona Law But Leaves Public Financing Intact | Dan Froomkin | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court struck down a controversial Arizona public financing measure on Monday by its usual 5-4 margin -- but it resisted the ...

McComish, the Supreme Court and the Fiesta Bowl Scandal

Doug Kendall | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

On Monday, Arizona State Senator John McComish was at the Supreme Court to hear arguments in McComish v. Bennett, a challenge he brought to the state's Clean Elections Act. But McComish himself is evidence that the Court should reject his claim.

Will the Supreme Court Vote for Speech?

Jessica Levinson | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Jessica Levinson

This week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that will likely determine the constitutional bounds of public campaign financing programs across the country.

Will the Supreme Court Prevent Citizens United From Being Fixed?

Doug Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

Will the Court that permitted the injection of unlimited corporate expenditures into our election process now prevent one of the best ways to ensure candidates without corporate backing have a fighting chance? We'll know the answer soon.

The Supreme Court Could Axe Efforts to Reduce Big Money

Jessica Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jessica Levinson

The Court's ruling will likely determine the constitutional limits of rescue fund provisions and define the boundaries of public financing laws across the country.