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Judges' Panel Rejects Portions of Campaign Finance Law

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Judges' Panel Rejects Portions of Campaign Finance Law

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Judges' Panel Rejects Portions of Campaign Finance Law

Judges' Panel Rejects Portions of Campaign Finance Law

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After five months of deliberation, a three-judge panel declares parts of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law — including bans on "soft money" donations and "issue ads." The 1,000-page opinion was sufficiently delayed that it may affect fundraising for the 2004 elections. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and NPR's Nina Totenberg.