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How Dark Money Works


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Since the Supreme Court ruled in 2010 in the Citizens United case that political contributions are speech and should be protected, the floodgates of anonymous political contributions have opened. But does absolute funding corrupt absolutely?

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Topics in this Podcast: First Amendment, Koch Brothers, elections, SEC, politics, Supreme Court