Citizens United Coverage

The Post gives Citizens United coverage front and center treatment today.

“If Republicans were wondering how their 2012 presidential candidate is going to compete against President Obama’s $600 million fundraising juggernaut, the Supreme Court seems poised to provide an answer: unlimited corporate spending supporting the Republican candidate, or attacking Obama,” Richard L. Hasen, an election law expert at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, wrote for the online magazine Slate.

But Bradley A. Smith, a former chairman of the Federal Election Commission who has urged the court to overturn the precedents, said that the “sky-is-falling rhetoric of the other side is simply not true.”

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