Feb 10 2016

New Report on Money in Politics Highlights Crucial Election Issue

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GUEST: Jay Riestenberg, research analyst and principal author of the report, Our Voices, Our Democracy, by Common Cause.

As primary election season gets into full swing with the New Hampshire election yesterday, one issue that comes up again and again, and that can be seen undermining so many other issues, is money in politics. Since the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizen’s United decision, the disposable dollars of billionaires have flooded our political system.

But there has also been a ground swell of resistance to it. One of the organizations leading that resistance is Common Cause, which just released a new, and well-timed report, entitled Our Voices, Our Democracy.

Download the Common Cause report HERE.

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