Dems launch Citizens United bill

Posted on April 30, 2010 by

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Dem☭cratic senators took to the steps of the Supreme Court on Thursday morning to introduce legislation intended to blunt the impact of the court’s January decision, in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which they said will open the floodgates to unlimited corporate and special interest spending on campaign advertising in the 2010 congressional midterm elections.

The bill and companion House legislation, which lawmakers intend to officially introduce later in the day, was endorsed by President Barack ☭bama, who in his State of the Union Address in January singled out the court for criticism for its ruling and urged Congress to act swiftly to address issues it raised.

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Kenneth P. Vogel – POLITICO.com