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Supreme Court rules no state can disqualify a candidate. What does that mean?

We look closer at the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that ruled no state can disqualify a candidate running for national office. It restored former President Donald Trump on the Colorado primary ballot, reversing a Colorado court decision that had taken Trump off the ballot because of his participation in the insurrection on Jan. 6.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Stephen Vladeck, law professor at the University of Texas, about why the justices are split on how broad the decision was.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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