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Supreme Court / Campaign Finance #1114398

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 02, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford) The Supreme Court ruling striking down limits on the number of candidates and political parties a person can support examined; details given about the case of Alabama businessman Shaun McCutcheon††; majority opinion from Chief Justice John Roberts and the dissent from Justice Stephen Breyer quoted. [MAN, campaign finance reformer Fred WERTHEIMER††- comment.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Schieffer) The significance of this ruling to American politics featured; details given about casino owner Sheldon Adelson††, who contributed 93 million dollars to candidates in 2012.

Pelley, Scott;
Crawford, Jan;
Schieffer, Bob

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