If you liked Citizens United, you’re going to love McCutcheon
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in McCutcheon v. FEC to strike down overall, or aggregate, contribution limits to candidates and political committees. U.S. PIRG research found that this ruling could bring $1 billion in additional campaign contributions from fewer than 2,800 elite donors through the 2020 election cycle.
As this report outlines, Citizens United the Supreme Court handed a giant megaphone to the wealthiest interests with its Citizens United decision. And now with their ruling in McCutcheon, they’ve turned up the volume even higher.