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Senate Democrats' plan to curb campaign spending: Vandalize the First Amendment

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“Nothing in this article shall be construed to grant Congress the power to abridge the freedom of the press.” When you see a disclaimer like this one attached to a bill or law, it should make you worry. It implies an accompanying threat — this is an attempt to let Congress abridge other related freedoms. And indeed, this is precisely the case here. The text above comprises Section Three of a...

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