Congress to Supreme Court: “If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.” At least that’s what I got out of this:
Democrats are hoping to fast track a set of sweeping new campaign finance regulations to prevent the Supreme Court’s landmark Citizens United decision from impacting the November mid-term elections.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) on Thursday unveiled the majority party’s legislative response to the Citizens United case, which they and other Democrats – including President Barack Obama – have sharply criticized as one that will “open the floodgates” to corporate financing of federal elections.
Supremes to Congress: “Don’t make me tell you twice.”