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McCutcheon ruling ignores disclosure reality
Posted Apr 3, 2014
Edwin Bender National Institute on Money in State Politics
The Supreme Court decisions in both McCutcheon and Citizens United placed great faith in 'robust' campaign-finance disclosure as an antidote to the corrupting influence of political donations. The problem is, this relies on a faulty view of today's reality in the 50 states.
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