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Sens. McCain, Whitehouse Dare SCOTUS On Corporate Political Spending | Care2 Causes

Sens. McCain, Whitehouse Dare SCOTUS On Corporate Political Spending | Care2 Causes

On Friday Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) filed an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to let stand Montana’s century-old ban on corporate money in political campaigns. The Roberts Court will review the Montana law in light of its holding in Citizens United that declared as unconstitutional a similar federal law. The ruling under review is a Montana Supreme Court holding that the state’s Corrupt Practices Act, which states that a “corporation may not make….an expenditure in connection with a candidate or a political party that supports or opposes a candidate or a political party” is not only constitutional, but necessary given the state’s Gilded Age-era copper kings who corrupted the state’s electoral system with cash. In their brief, McCain and Whitehouse urged the Supreme Court “to confirm that Congress and state legislators may, upon an appropri...

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