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A court has rightly upheld a Minnesota law that requires corporations to disclose when they spend money to support or defeat a political candidate.

The law requires reports on corporate spending for or against candidates. The law requires two reports to be filed before the primary and two more before the general election. The law also applies to groups supported by unions. Requiring those disclosures is allowed by federal law, the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Monday.

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