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What SCOTUS decision means for financing campaigns

We want to take a closer look at a Supreme Court decision this week that has implications for how political campaigns — and candidates — are funded.

The court’s conservative majority sided with Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in a case over how much and when candidates can pay back borrowed money from their campaigns. The decision continues the court’s trend of loosening campaign finance restrictions.

Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson speaks with New York University law professor Richard Pildes.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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