Politics
2:05 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Sen. McConnell: Political Donations Are Free Speech

Originally published on Mon June 18, 2012 3:11 am

Sunday was the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in — the opening act in a wide-ranging, White House scandal that was fueled by secret campaign money. Last week, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said it's time to roll back the Watergate-era requirement for public disclosure of campaign donors. He accused President Obama and liberals of trying to stifle the First Amendment rights of conservative donors.

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