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Supreme Court Upholds Corporate Donation Ban

Meanwhile, it lets man whose IQ is too low to execute go

(Newser) - The Supreme Court has been notoriously friendly to corporate speech rights, but it today rejected two Hillary Clinton donors' attempt to argue that corporations should be able to donate directly to candidates. William Danielczyk and Eugene Biagi, who are accused of illegally funneling $150,000 of corporate cash into Clinton'... More »

Big Biz Pays Chamber of Commerce to Fight Its Battles

Handful of anonymous corporate donors account for bulk of funding

(Newser) - The foreign money that's been funneling into the Chamber of Commerce looks like small potatoes in light of a new analysis from the New York Times that found nearly half of the Chamber's $140 million in 2008 contributions came from 45 anonymous corporate donors who step up the spending when... More »

Texas Papers See First Corporate Political Ads

Real-estate developer buys spots attacking GOP candidate

(Newser) - A Texas developer looks to be the first corporation to take advantage of the January Supreme Court decision allowing them to pay for political ads, with KDR Development buying space in three East Texas newspapers to attack a state representative for being insufficiently Republican. The ads ran before this month’... More »

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