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"The first sentence here is not really about what the case is about," Stevens said. "The opinion is all about a case where
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Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democratic leader in the House, wasted little time on Thursday blasting the
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“We would have to wait for the legislature to make changes, unless a court ruled differently,” said Peggy Nighswonger, Wyoming’s
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday sharply criticized this week's Supreme Court's decision striking down the aggregate campaign contribution limits. Pelosi told reporters Tuesday the Court was embracing a "government of the money."
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“At this time in the cycle many lobbyists have hit or are quickly approaching the federal max,” said David Thomas of Mehlman
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"Democrats can raise money. People care about our values," she said. "We've out-raised everybody. We have no power, no gavel
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It has come to a point where the only people represented in Washington are those who can pay a high-priced lobbyist and bankroll election campaigns. With the recent Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v FEC, that will eliminate the aggregate limit on campaign contributions, the situation is about to get even worse.
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It's true that Wednesday's decision, like all previous lower court rulings, did not challenge the constitutionality of required
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Almost 2/3 of the top 1,000 donors primarily support Republicans, suggesting the GOP is the party that will likely benefit
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The differing levels of scrutiny have allowed the court to uphold most contribution limits, because of the potential for
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Super donors are also, much like Congress, not reflective of the broader public in terms of gender and race. Next Tuesday