The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Thursday the Federal Election Commission's "millionaire's amendment" violates the First Amendment by allowing House and Senate candidates to accept larger contributions if their opponent spends personal funds.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
The U.S. Senate rejected one of the final amendments standing in the way of adoption of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform bill.
A coalition of liberal reformers and campaign finance opponents came together to pass an amendment over the objections of Sens. McCain and Feingold.
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