Supreme Court Sides with Ted Cruz Against FEC in Win for Free Speech

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2022
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The Supreme Court sided with Senator Ted Cruz in a 6-3 decision issued Monday morning in a case brought against him by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) over how loans from candidates can be repaid following an election cycle.

The decision was authored by Chief Justice John Roberts and joined by Justices Thomas, Alito, Gorsuch, Kavanaugh, and Barrett while Justice Elena Kagan wrote the dissent and was joined in the minority by Justices Breyer and Sotomayor.

As Roberts explains, the situation at issue — while convoluted by the bureaucratic...

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