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Federal courts ultimately agreed with the FEC that its rules were “a sensible approach,” and the Supreme Court’s decision leaves them intact.

James Bopp, who represented the plaintiffs, is the same lawyer who brought the Citizens United case against the FEC; that 2010 case led to a ruling that it was unconstitutional to limit political spending by corporations and unions.

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Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein covers family and social issues as a national reporter for The Washington Times. She has been a reporter for three decades, working in New York City and Washington, D.C. Since joining The Washington Times in 1985, she has been a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor.

Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively ...

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