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Sen. John McCain fought to clean up money in politics. Are we better off today?

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PolitiFactquoted Abby Woodof the USC Gould School on campaign finance reform.

In the post-Watergate 1976 U.S. Supreme Court case Buckley vs. Valeo, the court ruled that expenditures are First Amendment-protected political “speech,” and contributions are First Amendment-protected political “association,” said Abby Wood, an associate professor of law, political science and public policy at the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.

 

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