The Marc Steiner Show

Sen. Jamie Raskin on McCutcheon

raskinJuly 10, 2014 – Segment 3

We have an important update on what have come to be known as the Citizens United and McCutcheon rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court, with Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin(D-District 20, Montgomery County), professor of Law and Director of the Law and Government Program at the Washington College of Law at American University. McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission lifts the limits on amounts that individuals can give in aggregate to political campaigns, and in Citizens United the high court granted personhood to corporations. Senator Raskin testified in front of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee about the need for a 28th Constitutional Amendment to address what the Citizens United and McCutcheon rulings did to undermine our democracy.

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