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Montana Campaign Donation Limits Reinstated By 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is reinstating Montana's campaign donation limits.

The court intervened late Tuesday less than a week after a federal judge's decision opened the door to unlimited money in state elections – during the height of election season.

Conservative groups emboldened by the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision have made Montana the center of the fight over many campaign finance restrictions.

The groups have convinced a federal judge to strike down several laws as unconstitutional, including the cap on contributions given to candidates by individuals and political parties. click here to read more

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