Cuomo Says Citizens United Hampers NY Campaign Reform

Law360, New York (March 8, 2013, 5:06 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling uncorking the flow of corporate money into elections is complicating the effort in New York to enact campaign finance reform and end the "pay-to-play" ethos that dominates state politics, because politicians fear getting creamed by outside groups if they cap their own fundraising, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.

The Democratic governor swooped into the Midtown Manhattan offices of Covington & Burling LLP to join a group of business leaders and other activists who want to see the Empire State emulate New York City's...
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