Friday, September 21, 2012

Elections for Sale

September 21, 2012
Few understand how money moves in and out of our political system better than campaign finance legal expert Trevor Potter. The former FEC commissioner joins Bill this week to discuss how American elections are bought and sold, who covers the cost, and how the rest of us pay the price.

Also on the show, a Bill Moyers Essay on how candidates are campaigning for cash more than votes, and how that money -- pouring into TV ads and the pockets of high-paid political consultants -- is creating “a racket, plain and simple.”  >Full show<

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