Montana, Citizens United and Government Corruption

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167x120 image for tp120607montana_citizens_uniTwo years ago, the US Supreme Court took the limits off campaign spending by corporations and wealthy donors in the case Citizens United versus the Federal Elections Commission. That's raised a firestorm over the influence of money in politics.  The State of Montana calls that an invitation to government corruption and the Supreme Court of Montana has decided to keep the state's contribution limits in effect. Will the high court take another look?  We hear from the Governor of Montana and others.

Credits

Guests:
Brian Schweitzer - State of Montana - @brianschweitzer, Rick Hasen - University of California, Irvine - @rickhasen, Dave Levinthal - Center for Public Integrity - @davelevinthal, Eugene Volokh - University of California, Los Angeles - @VolokhC

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Anna Scott, Katie Cooper, Caitlin Shamberg