PBS NewsHour

Political Fundraising Post-Citizens United

Clip: 09/20/2012 | 8m 7s

When the Supreme Court upheld the Citizens United case, the government no longer could prohibit or restrict independent political expenditures by corporations. Judy Woodruff talks to The Atlantic's James Bennet and the Washington Post's Ann Gerhart for more on how political fundraising has evolved this election cycle.

Aired: 09/20/12

Rating: NR

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