AP: More campaign ads — and maybe confusion

Written by admin on January 21st, 2010

Today’s Supreme Court decision changes the political landscape:

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The ruling lowered the six-decade wall separating corporations and unions from candidates for president and Congress, allowing the wealthy entities to spend as much as they want from their general treasuries to run advertisements advocating the victory or defeat of candidates at any point before elections.

It’s likely to prompt businesses and labor to dole out unfathomable amounts of money in campaigns nationwide. The goal: elect the people who will do their bidding, while defeating those who won’t.


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