POLITICS
11/08/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Supreme Court Poised To Radically Change Politics By Letting Corporations In: New York Times

The Supreme Court may be about to radically change politics by striking down the longstanding rule that says corporations cannot spend directly on federal elections. If the floodgates open, money from big business could overwhelm the electoral process, as well as the making of laws on issues like tax policy and bank regulation.

The court, which is scheduled to hear arguments on this issue on Wednesday, is rushing to decide a monumental question at breakneck speed and seems willing to throw established precedents and judicial modesty out the window.

Read more on New York Times