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High Court Weighs Campaign Finance Law

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High Court Weighs Campaign Finance Law

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High Court Weighs Campaign Finance Law

High Court Weighs Campaign Finance Law

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The Supreme Court will meet behind closed doors later this week to vote on the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law. After four hours of debate Monday, justices appeared closely divided on the law, which bans unregulated soft-money donations to political parties. Supporters say it eliminates corruption in campaigns; opponents argue it restricts free speech. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.