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Justices to Hear Arguments on Campaign Finance Reform

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Justices to Hear Arguments on Campaign Finance Reform

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Justices to Hear Arguments on Campaign Finance Reform

Justices to Hear Arguments on Campaign Finance Reform

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The U.S. Supreme Court will hold a special session to examine whether the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform law violates the Constitution's right to free speech. Supporters say the law, which bans unregulated soft-money donations to political parties, eliminates corruption in campaigns. But opponents argue it silences donors. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.