Toobin: SCOTUS Decision Helps Rich People 'Spread Their Influence' More

'If you have $1 million dollars now, think how many chunks of $5200 that makes ... you can write a lot of checks'

Toobin: High court gives rich more say in elections (CNN)

In a 5-4 decision, Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down limits on the total amount people can donate to various political campaigns in an election season, a blow to federal election laws ahead of November's congressional midterm elections.

Jeffrey Toobin, CNN senior legal analyst, answers some questions about how this ruling works and its possible consequences.

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