Supreme Court begins new term with campaign finance reform
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 - 00:42
Oct. 8 - Justices to decide whether to lift limits on campaign donations from the biggest contributors. Linda So reports.
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Holding up an American flag taped with dollar bills, protesters stood outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
They held signs demanding big money out, voters in.
This, as justices hear a case that could have huge implications for political campaigns.
Oral arguments will be given in McCutcheon versus the Federal Election Commission - a case that seeks to lift limits on how much an individual donor can contribute to a political campaign.
Right now, any one person cannot spend more than $123,200 on candidates and committees during a two year federal election cycle.
Justices are expected to issue a ruling on the case sometime next year.
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