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McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission

Chief Justice Roberts Tells Politicians to Serve Their Donors

James Heffernan | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
James Heffernan

With the wording of his opinion in Williams-Yulee vs. Florida bar, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States has effectively told all the politicians in this land to sacrifice their judgment (if they have any) in just this way--but not to their constituents. Oh no.

Heeeeere's Johnnie

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The question this week is why Chief Justice John Roberts did not insert any smiley faces in his opinion in the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. It is obvious to any reader of the opinion that he was having a good time writing that opinion.

Plaintiff In Campaign Finance Case Says He Supports Individual Donation Limits

The Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Shaun McCutcheon, the plaintiff in a case that led to a Supreme Court decision last week ruling a major limit on campaign donations unconstitutional, ...

What's McCutcheon? The Low-Down for Corruption Newbies

Charlotte Hill | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Charlotte Hill

Will this latest Supreme Court ruling move us even further toward a morally bankrupt republic in which our elected leaders are dependent not upon the people alone, as was clearly intended by our founders, but upon the uber-wealthy few? The answer is an unequivocal yes.

Supreme Court Rules to Bring Back Segregation in Favor of Corporations

Chris Michael | Posted 06.03.2014 | Comedy
Chris Michael

WASHINGTON -- On April Fool's day, the Supreme Court showed the country its complete lack of irony with a 5-4 decision to bring back the segregation laws of the pre-1950s.

In McCutcheon, Supreme Court Chose Law over Public Opinion

Andrew Woodman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
Andrew Woodman

Political speech is the most important speech and certainly the speech we are most concerned the government will try to shutdown. Without the free exercise of political speech, we lose our basic right to a redress of grievances.

Jason Linkins

Please Spare A Thought For The Real Victims Of The McCutcheon Decision | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

The Supreme Court's latest decision in McCutcheon v. FEC continues the long process of deforming our once-thought-to-be-timeless experiment in "We the...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pelosi Nails Supreme Court For Turning Politics Into 'A Money War' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday sharply criticized this week's Supreme Court's decision striking down the aggre...

Here's Who Will Likely Benefit From The Supreme Court's McCutcheon Ruling, In One Graph

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

The Supreme Court opened the door for even more money to be pumped into the political system with its Wednesday ruling on McCutcheon v. FEC, which str...

Supreme Court Strikes Down Overall Limits On Campaign Contributions

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled in the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission Wednesday, striking down overall limits on campaign contributions. ...

Watch: Citizens United -- The Sequel

Bill Moyers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

As the government shutdown continues, the Supreme Court began its new term this week and justices heard arguments in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case has been billed as the successor to the court's Citizens United decision.

Will the Court Pull All Stops?

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the core, remaining limits on campaign contributions -- the individual caps -- should be struck down in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.