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Congress periodically engages in waves of "court-stripping," often to punish the courts for particular rulings on hot-button social issues.
 

Campaign Money Data

Two types of spending have transformed state Supreme Court elections in the last decade.

Candidate fundraising more than doubled,  from $83.3 million nationally in 1990-1999 to $206.9 million in 2000-2009, as Supreme Court candidates were thrust into a financial arms race.

Independent TV campaigns, waged by special interest groups and party organizations outside of the candidates' control, often have outspent the candidates on the ballot.

 

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