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Conservative Super PACs Outspend Liberal Super PACs 7.7 to 1

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That’s according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics and the National Institute for Money in State Politics. As ThinkProgress has documented, the five Republican justices’ decision in Citizens United has been a bonanza for these justices’ fellow Republicans, turning a moderate Democratic advantage in outside group spending into a massive advantage for Republicans. Although there is a small chance one of the Court’s Republicans could reverse course and roll back Citizens United in a pending case, the Court’s calendar all but ensures that the Republican justices’ Citizens United decision will be around at least long enough to boost Republican donors’ efforts to put Mitt Romney in the White House.

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