Money in Politics (LWV press release)

Money and Influence in American Politics Take Center Stage at Supreme Court
10/07/2013 by Renee Davidson

“McCutcheon v. FEC Boils Down to More Money, More Influence,” says League

Washington, DC – This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission (FEC). The case challenges aggregate contribution limits that are imposed on individual donors to candidates and political committees in order to prevent corruption and the appearance of corruption. The League has joined an amicus brief in this case. “The importance of the result in this case cannot be overstated,” said Elisabeth MacNamara, President of the League of Women Voters of the U.S.…

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