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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Feb 26, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal of a decision upholding a century-old ban on certain corporate campaign contributions, WRCB TV3 reports. The court's 2010 Citizens United decision struck down a prohibition against corporate spending on campaign activities by independent groups but left untouched the ban on direct contributions to candidates. That ban remains unchanged. A week ago, however, justices did decide to hear a challenge to how much an individual can give to political campaigns.