Sessions Compares Citizens United To Landmark Civil Rights Case | Talking Points Memo

With all the discussion at Elena Kagan’s confirmation hearing of the recent Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United case, many Americans are probably in need of an easy primer to understand the decision, which holds that corporations, like individual citizens, can make unlimited political contributions. According to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the top Republican on the Judiciary committee, it’s just like the time the Supreme Court desegregated public schools!

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