Tag Archives: SCOTUS

OCPF: “Safe to say the $12,500 aggregate limit is gone”

In reaction to today’s SCOTUS ruling that aggregate campaign donation limits are unconstitutional, the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance has confirmed that at the very least the $12,500 annual contribution limit to all candidates is gone. OCPF spokesman Jason Tait told Red Mass Group, “we’re still reviewing the decision, but it’s safe to say that the $12,500 aggregate…

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SCOTUS gives another victory for Free Speech – removes aggregate campaign limits

The Supreme Court corrected some decades old wrongs today.  It restored free speech rights, by ruling aggregate limits on campaign contributions illegal, both for candidates, and political parties. The justices ruled 5-4, in a decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts, that limits on the total amount of money donors can give to all candidates, committees and political parties are…

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SCOTUS Strikes Down DOMA; Refuses to Give Standing to Prop 8 Supporters

The Supreme Court has struck down, by 5-4 split along Idealogical lines, the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act. In a related decision, the Court refused Standing to the proponents of California’s Proposition 8, de facto upholding the 9th Circuit Court’s ruling striking down Prop. 8 as Unconstitutional.  The Prop. 8 Ruling was procedural, so the split was on non-idealogical lines.…

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SELVAGGI: SCOTUS OBAMACARE DECISION MAKES IT MORE URGENT TO REPLACE CONGRESSMAN STEPHEN LYNCH

THE SOUTH BOSTON DEMOCRAT VOTED AGAINST REPEALING THIS TAX ON THE MIDDLE CLASS Boston, MA– Republican candidate for Congress in Massachusetts 8th District Joe Selvaggi reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court decision ruling that the Obamacare individual mandate is a tax: “Now we know that Obamacare is the biggest middle class tax increase in the history of our nation,” stated…

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Ken Starr endorse SCOTUS nominee

This the washington post today
Kenneth W. Starr – investigator of President Bill Clinton and longtime pillar of the conservative legal establishment – has endorsed President Obama’s choice for the Supreme Court. During a question-and-answer session after a speech Thursday in Los Angeles, Starr said he “supported the nomination” of Sonia Sotomayor to the high court, according to a statement…

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