Campaign Finance and Citizens United Decision

Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s [Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision and its… read more

Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s [Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision and its impact on elections and politics. Former Election Commission Chairman Bradley Smith defended Citizens United ruling that allows corporations to spend unlimited money on elections, but he also addressed the need to restore political party’s significance in the campaigns. The panel also discussed what policy changes should be enacted in future elections. Notable speakers included former White House Counsel Robert Bauer and former federal election commission chairman Bradley Smith.

This was the first panel of a Cato Institute forum on the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision. close

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

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Program ID:
310550-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 18, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 27, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 18, 2013 | 4:17pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 6:25pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 2:47am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 12:18pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 27, 2013 | 10:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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