Moyers & Company
"Citizens United: The Sequel"
This week, as the government shutdown continues, the Supreme Court began its new term and justices heard arguments in McCutcheon V. Federal Election Commission. The case has been billed as the successor to the court's Citizens United decision in 2010 that gave corporations, unions, and the wealthy the opportunity to pour vast and often anonymous amounts of cash into political campaigns. The new case challenges caps on how much individual donors can give to candidates and political parties and could raise the amount to more than $3.25 million. D