In 2010, the Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United that unions, groups, and nonprofit corporations had a First Amendment right to spend as much as they wanted on political campaigns. The only caveat was that they could not coordinate with the actual campaign they were campaigning for.
But CNN said Monday that the GOP employed Twitter to “stretch” Citizens United by using anonymous Twitter accounts to publicly share internal polling data to “signal to the campaign committees where to focus on precious time and resources.”

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