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  Democrats introduce constitutional amendment to reverse Citizens United campaign finance ruling
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Last EditedRP  Jan 22, 2023 05:00pm
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AuthorLauren Sforza
News DateThursday, January 19, 2023 07:05:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA group of House Democrats introduced a constitutional amendment on Thursday to overturn a Supreme Court ruling that eliminated restrictions on corporate campaign spending.

The Supreme Court’s 2010 ruling in the Citizens United v. FEC case prohibited the government from restricting political campaign spending by companies, nonprofit organizations and unions. This amendment, if passed, would allow Congress and state governments to enact “reasonable, viewpoint-neutral” limitations on campaign funding, including restricting corporations from spending “unlimited amounts of money to influence elections.”
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