By Alexander Bolton - 01/21/10 04:55 PM EST
Democratic leaders in Congress will move legislation to
limit the impact of a decision made by the Supreme Court on Thursday to lift
restrictions on corporate spending on elections.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), chairman of the Senate Rules Committee and third-ranking member of the Senate Democratic leadership, said he would hold hearings to explore ways to limit corporate spending on elections.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (Md.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said a similar effort would be underway in the House.
Schumer said it would be difficult to pass legislation
curbing corporations in the wake of the constitutional ruling but he said there