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Political Foes Join to Fight Campaign Law

Opponents on the left and the right challenge the new campaign finance law in court, saying it violates free-speech rights by limiting "issue ads" paid for by interest groups. A special panel of federal judges will hear the case. NPR's Peter Overby reports.

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Peter Overby has covered Washington power, money, and influence since a foresighted NPR editor created the beat in 1994.