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Hundreds Protesting Political System Arrested On Capitol's Steps

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Demonstrators march in the snow outside the White House during a rally against the Supreme Court's decision five years ago in favor of Citizens United, which allows private citizens and corporations to make unlimited donations for political campaigns. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., center, meets with members of the Londonderry Fish and Game Club in Litchfield, N.H., on Jan. 14. Paul was one of three GOP presidential hopefuls who attended Sunday's semiannual gathering of David and Charles Koch's donor network in California. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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A demonstrator rallies outside the U.S. Chamber of Commerce against the Supreme Court's decision in favor of Citizens United five years ago. Eight protesters at the Supreme Court were arrested and charged. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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5 Years After 'Citizens United,' SuperPACs Continue To Grow

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Volunteers at the Lincoln Memorial help roll up a giant banner printed with the Preamble to the Constitution during an October 2010 demonstration against the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution

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The Supreme Court denied the petition of businessmen who say the 2010 Citizens United ruling makes it legal for corporations to contribute directly to candidates. The court building is seen here during renovations in December. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Any Way You Describe It, 2012 Campaign Spending Is Historic

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Study: Secret Donors Significantly Fueling Pro-Romney TV Ads

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NPR's Martin Kaste on the Montana Senate race

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Sen. Jon Tester Decries Citizens United's Impact In Montana, Nationally

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