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Big Money Gets Big Advantage with SCOTUS Ruling

In a 5-4 decision yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court lifted limits on corporate spending in elections. The ruling has some folks bemoaning the reversal of longstanding campaign finance laws. And others are salivating at the opportunities to make a difference. But just what is the difference? And how can we expect it to play out in the lively realm of Illinois politics? Kent Redfield is a professor of political science at the University of Illinois at Springfield, and he has this analysis.

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