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April 24, 2012 3:45 pm

Rahm Emanuel: Citizen’s United Court Ruling “Puts a Price on Freedom”

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (left) in Jerusalem. Photo: wiki commons.

Politico -Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday called the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling “one of the single worst decisions by a court” and said it “put a price on freedom.”

“I think the Supreme Court decision on Citizens United was one of the single worst decisions by a court,” the Chicago mayor and former chief of staff to President Barack Obama told MSNBC’s Chris Jansing. “They’ve decided that if someone can write a $34 million check, their speech is more valuable than someone who wants to cast a vote — that’s what it decides.”

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