30 October, 2014
If you think that political ads are coming at you in greater frequency this year than in previous years, you’re probably right. The amount of money pouring into political campaigns is staggering, and growing ever more so in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United and McCutcheon rulings.
Politico’s Ken Vogel‘s latest book, Big Money: 2.5 Billion Dollars, One Suspicious Vehicle, and a Pimp—on the Trail of the Ultra-Rich Hijacking American Politics tells about the influx of cash into our political system in recent years, the figures behind the figures, and the extreme lengths some go to keep their contributions secret.
Ken joined me on the show…