1. Money Talks

    SCOTUS to Revisit Campaign Finance

    Police officers spread out on the plaza in front of the U.S. Supreme Court as  anti-abortion activists march on the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    U.S. Supreme Court. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP),J. Scott Applewhite

    Get ready for Citizens United: Part Two. The Supreme Court has decided to hear a case challenging limits on campaign donations to political candidates. Currently individuals can contribute up to $46,200 to political candidates and $70,800 to political committees, but Alabama businessman Shaun McCutcheon says that those caps violate the First Amendment. A Washington federal court rejected McCutcheon’s challenge, but the Supreme Court is expected to rule on it before July 2014.

    Read it at The Wall Street Journal