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Supreme Court of Texas, in Tea Party Group Case, Upholds Ban on Corporate Campaign Contributions, But Tees Up Issue for SCOTUS

The Supreme Court of Texas has issued this opinion in King Street Patriots v. Texas Democratic Party. But a concurring opinion tees up the issue for U.S. Supreme Court review should it choose to review it: In sum, I concur … Continue reading ?
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