Supreme Court Sides with Corrupt Status Quo

In this update: 1. Supreme Court loosens campaign money restrictions 2. Former casino developer to plead guilty Supreme Court Sides with Corrupt Status Quo

Email date: 6/25/07

In this update:
1. Supreme Court loosens campaign money restrictions
2. Former casino developer to plead guilty

In a ruling issued this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court seriously weakened the federal McCain-Feingold campaign reform law.

To read the Democracy Campaign’s statement on the decision, go here.

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Days before the nation’s high court issued a recipe for lawlessness in the arena of election financing that invites wealthy interests to play word games to get around legal restrictions on campaign money, Kenosha businessman and former casino developer Dennis Troha entered into a plea agreement under which he will admit he unlawfully got around legal restrictions on campaign contributions.