Senate Falls Short Again In Bid To Nix Citizens United

Law360, New York (September 23, 2010, 3:05 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday once again fell just shy of the 60 votes needed to end debate and move forward with a bill that would respond to the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling by setting new limits and disclosures on corporate spending in federal elections.

Senators voted 59-39 on a motion to invoke cloture and move forward with debate on S. 3628, the Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act, introduced by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y, in the wake of the...
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