"The first sentence here is not really about what the case is about," Stevens said. "The opinion is all about a case where
Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democratic leader in the House, wasted little time on Thursday blasting the
“We would have to wait for the legislature to make changes, unless a court ruled differently,” said Peggy Nighswonger, Wyoming’s
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."
“At this time in the cycle many lobbyists have hit or are quickly approaching the federal max,” said David Thomas of Mehlman
"Democrats can raise money. People care about our values," she said. "We've out-raised everybody. We have no power, no gavel
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.
It's true that Wednesday's decision, like all previous lower court rulings, did not challenge the constitutionality of required
Almost 2/3 of the top 1,000 donors primarily support Republicans, suggesting the GOP is the party that will likely benefit
The differing levels of scrutiny have allowed the court to uphold most contribution limits, because of the potential for