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The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that aggregate limits on campaign donations violate the First Amendment.
The 5-4 majority decision, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, held that overall limits on contributions "do not further the permissible government interest in preventing quid pro quo corruption or the appearance of such corruption," according to SCOTUSblog.
In its wall-to-wall coverage of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, CNN has raised the possibility of the supernatural, blackholes, and North Korea; it has interviewed a psychic, tried but failed to rent its own 777 jet, and finally settled on a flight simulator it is using to "search" for the plane.
Joe Scarborough on Monday said it was "shameful" what attorneys for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) were doing to his former deputy chief of staff, Bridget Kelly.
The newly public report authored by Christie's legal team that cleared the governor from any wrongdoing in the George Washington Bridge lane closing scandal contains "venomous, gratuitous, and inappropriate sexist remarks," Kelly's lawyer said in a statement Friday.
The news network that has dedicated practically every hour of the day to the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has pulled out all the stops to supplement its coverage, including virtual cockpits, model planes, and sophisticated graphics, but that wasn't enough.
CNN desired the crème de la crème: its own 777 airliner, the Associated Press reports: