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Sen. Hawley to Introduce Bill to Reverse Citizens United

Posted on AllSides October 31st, 2023
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Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., plans to introduce legislation to reverse the landmark Supreme Court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

First reported by RealClearPolitics, Hawley's legislation would prohibit publicly traded corporations from making independent expenditures, donating to Super PACs or engaging in other "electioneering communications."

“I would just say to my conservative friends, listen, there is no reason we should want to empower these mega-corporations, who are already in bed and colluding with the government, and give them control over our elections and over our speech,” Hawley said.

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