Supreme Court rejects bid to let businesses donate to candidates

U.S. Supreme Court refused to question a Massachusetts law that bars for-profit corporations from making campaign donations. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
U.S. Supreme Court refused to question a Massachusetts law that bars for-profit corporations from making campaign donations. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
NEW YORK – The U.S. Supreme Court declined an opportunity to give businesses broader rights to contribute money to political candidates and causes. The justices, without comment Monday, refused to question a Massachusetts law that bars for-profit corporations from making campaign donations. Two family-owned businesses, represented by the libertarian Goldwater Institute, challenged the law and…

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