Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Reactions

In America & the Courts were reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the campaign finance case Citizens United v. Federal Election… read more

In America & the Courts were reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the campaign finance case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. On Thursday, January 21, 2010, in a 5 to 4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down limits on what corporations and unions can spend on political campaigns. 

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Statements from Senator Mitch McConnell’s attorney, Floyd Abrams, and Citizens United president David Bossie. Program ID 291533-1.

Reaction from Democratic Campaign Committee Chairs Senator Chuck Schumer and Congressman Chris Van Hollen. Program ID 291535-1.

Steve Hoersting, from the Center for Competitive Politics, American University Constitutional Law Professor Jamin Raskin discussing the decision the next day on “Washington Journal.” Program ID 291553-5. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Reactions

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Program ID:
291571-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 23, 2010
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2010

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  • Jan 23, 2010 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 24, 2010 | 3:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 27, 2010 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2010 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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