Free speech and campaigns

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Author(s) Chicago Tribune editorial board
Source Chicago Tribune
Date June 26, 2007
Quotes-start.png "Dissenting justices David Souter, John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer railed against the decision, denouncing the high cost of modern campaigns and "the electoral leverage of concentrations of money." These laments suggest they think their role is to advance what they see as wise policy. In fact, the job of the court is to assure that laws, however well-intended, comply with the demands of the Constitution." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Supreme Court was right to strike down "Wellstone Amendment" on the topic Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act.