And in another ruling, the Supreme Court has reaffirmed its controversial Citizens United decision of 2010. Today, the court overturned a century-old campaign finance law in Montana. The law barred independent political spending by corporations. NPR's Peter Overby has that story.
PETER OVERBY, BYLINE: Montana enacted its law on independent spending after years of scandals involving big corporations influencing its state government. Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock defended that law.
The Obama administration has reacted cautiously to the election in Egypt of the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate. President Obama called Mohammed Morsi to congratulate him. At the same time, the U.S. has been encouraging Egypt's current military rulers to ensure a transition to democratic rule. How they respond to that could impact future levels of financial aid, as NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.