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Congressional Democrats are trying to turn back the clock and reverse a recent Supreme Court ruling about campaign finance.
Correspondent Shannon brain tell us what's at stake.
The supreme court's decision striking down a ban on corporate and union campaign -- within sixty days of an election.
Let and that infamous presidential review during this year's State of the Union Address and spark -- legislation its sponsors say will undo the damage.
We are here today to make sure that the typical -- -- voice is not drowned out.
-- of the disclose act will be introduced in both the house and senate.
Among other things the measure -- groups with government contracts worth more than 50000 dollars from spending money on elections.
Rules and regulations aimed at preventing foreign entities from spending in US elections already exist but sponsors say this new bill will toughen them.
And NE CEO whose organization puts out an election that will have to appear in it and endorsed the message anyone who wants to hide will not -- -- -- after this legislation passes and I think there -- a lot of people who like to hide the name behind Citizens United the group that fought all the way to the Supreme Court and won -- change to campaign finance law says this legislation in response will shut down free speech once again the government has the ability to say who can participate and who -- While senate sponsors were unable to bring a single Republican on board to GOP members Mike castle and Walter Jones has signed on to the house version.
Though it is clear the top Republican in the house he's not on board.
The Democrats here in congress have chosen.
The heads of their two campaign.
To drive this process to stifle speech in America while -- -- labor bosses.
In -- This is not a serious attempt.
This is a very serious attempt to have disclosure.
By entities -- food that formerly were not allowed to.
Get involved directly in campaigns.
While unveiling the legislation -- senator Schumer said this topic is going to come up during confirmation hearings for the next Supreme Court nominee saying.
The nominee must understand how the court's decisions affect people in the real world because in this case he says.
The court didn't -- Shannon thank you some.
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