WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has added five new cases to its calendar for the term that begins next week.
Among those cases is a challenge to federal election law brought by Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.
Cruz’s challenge involves rules about repaying a candidate for federal office who loans his or her campaign money.
Under the law, a campaign can repay the candidate up to $250,000 with money collected after the election.
Cruz argues that the current rules deter candidates from loaning money to their campaigns in violation of the Constitution.
A three-judge panel unanimously sided with Cruz, and the Biden administration asked the court to take the case.