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Take the Money and Run for Office

This American Life
Take the Money and Run for Office

Of course, we are all aware that money plays a role in politics. Yet every time I hear about the details of that mix, I am shocked. And nowhere is the connection more pronounced than in Washington, D.C. This week’s edition of «This American Life» tells the sometimes frightening, but always fascinating story of politicians, lobbyists and Super-PACs in the U.S. (by Nico Luchsinger, co-founder and CEO of Sandbox)

  Guest curated by Nico Luchsinger

From Weekly Filet #63, in August 2014. More on: #

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