Politics:

Former FEC head discusses effect of Supreme Court political ad decision on '08 elections

The Supreme Court recently ruled in Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc v. Federal Election Commission, granting corporations and interest groups more power to run television ads before elections. What does this ruling mean for the 2008 presidential elections and, more specifically, for energy and environment interest groups? During today's OnPoint, Bradley Smith, former commissioner of the Federal Election Commission and currently an attorney at Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease, discusses the ruling in the case and what it will mean for future elections. Smith also discusses future litigation that may come as a result of the Court's decision.