Friday, September 28, 2012

United States of ALEC

Learn about the most influential corporate-funded political force most of America has never heard of -- ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council.

A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC presents itself as a “nonpartisan public-private partnership”. But behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge.

Also on the show,'s Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center, joins Bill to assess the veracity of Obama and Romney's TV ads, and the impact of upcoming presidential debates.                                                                                                 >FULL SHOW<                            

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