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High Court: No Reconsideration Of Citizens United

The Supreme Court today rejected a bid to reconsider its controversial Citizens United ruling on corporate money in politics. Montana had objected to it, citing state history of corporate money corruption in politics. Critics of Citizens United had had their hopes up, but no more.

Romney Says Obama Has Failed On Immigration

After the Supreme Court released its decision on the Arizona immigration law, Mitt Romney's campaign released a statement in which the former Massachusetts governor accused President Obama of a failure of leadership on immigration. Romney was in Arizona today for a fundraiser. All Things Considered host Audie Cornish talks with NPR's Mara Liasson.
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No Energy Tax Relief In Sight In Montgomery County

A gloomy fiscal outlook in Montgomery County next year makes it appear to some on the county council that the county's energy tax is unlikely to be rolled back as originally planned.


Supreme Court's Arizona Ruling Could Aid Obama While Vexing Romney

Political analysts say that President Obama is most likely to reap political benefits from the Supreme Court decision striking down three of four provisions of Arizona's immigration enforcement law.
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Mexico's Presidential Election

Diane and her guests discuss how the results of Mexico's presidential election will impact the drug wars, the country's changing economic picture and U.S.-Mexico relations.


Supreme Court Says Montana Cannot Ignore 'Citizens United' Ruling

The justices say a state law cannot supersede its 2010 Citizens United ruling, which let corporations deploy their money to help or attack specific candidates. Montana had argued that a history of corporate-financed corruption in state government should let tough state laws remain in force.
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Analysis: Congress Continues Talks On Student Loans, Highway Bill

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, discusses the latest on the negotiations surrounding the student loan interest hike and funding to transportation.