Ted Cruz campaign finance case to go before U.S. Supreme Court
Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit organization that works in the areas of campaign finance, ethics and election law, wrote a brief in favor of keeping the law in place. In the brief, the organization said the risk of corruption posed by what is functionally a personal “gift” to a candidate is self-evident. “It is hardly novel or implausible to believe that a post-election contribution that effectively goes straight into a candidate’s pocket may create a risk of corruption,” it said.
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