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Think Tank Takes: Citizens United amendments threaten free speech

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In Buckley, the [U.S. Supreme] Court said that corruption arises when "contributions are given to secure a political quid pro quo from current and potential office holders, the integrity of our system of representative democracy is undermined." Campaign contributions show support for a candidate and his positions; the donor hopes to help a candidate win an election and carry out his promises....

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