More Political Money: McCutcheon v. FEC Decision

The Supreme Court handed down its decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.  The following information is from the Scotusblog, a good source for info, written by Lyle Denniston Reporter, Posted Wed, April 2nd, 2014 12:15 pm

The Supreme Court pressed ahead on Wednesday with the majority’s constitutional view that more money flowing into politics is a good thing — even if much of it comes from rich donors.  By a five-to-four vote, the Court struck down the two-year ceilings that Congress has imposed on an individual’s donations to presidential and congressional candidates, parties and some — but not all — political action groups.

Chief Justice Roberts announces opinion in McCutcheon (Art Lien)

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