Court Affirms Campaign Reform The Supreme Court rules that the campaign finance reform law known as McCain-Feingold meets constitutional guidelines. The closely-divided court accepts a ban on unlimited donations known as "soft money," as well as restrictions on some attack ads. Many political fundraisers say they have already adapted to the 2002 law. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg and NPR's Peter Overby.
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The Supreme Court rules that the campaign finance reform law known as McCain-Feingold meets constitutional guidelines. The closely-divided court accepts a ban on unlimited donations known as "soft money," as well as restrictions on some attack ads. Many political fundraisers say they have already adapted to the 2002 law. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg and NPR's Peter Overby.