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High Court Affirms Campaign Restrictions

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High Court Affirms Campaign Restrictions

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High Court Affirms Campaign Restrictions

High Court Affirms Campaign Restrictions

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The Supreme Court rules that the campaign finance reform law known as McCain-Feingold meets constitutional guidelines. In a sweeping decision, the closely-divided court accepts a ban on unlimited donations known as "soft money," as well as restrictions on some attack ads. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.