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Supremes Fight Montana Over Citizens United

The Supreme Court showed Friday it won't let states defy its ruling in the Citizens United case, which gave corporations a right to spend freely on election campaigns. The justices put on hold enforcement of a Montana election law. On Dec. 30, Montana's high court declared it was refusing to follow Citizens United as a binding precedent and instead affirmed Montana's 100-year-old anti-corruption law that forbids corporation political spending.
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