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Dark Money and Politics

Ervins Strauhmanis

The U.S. Supreme Court last month ruled that nonprofit political groups must disclose the identities of any donor giving more than $200.
Many hailed the decision as a victory for political transparency, but many also still are concerned about the political influence of untraceable, corporate “dark money” in elections. 
Today on All Sides: how dark money shapes the U.S. political landscape.  

  • Paul Beck, political scientist, The Ohio State University
  • Catherine Turcer, executive director, Common Cause Ohio
  • David Keating, president of the Institute for Free Speech, supports the deregulation of campaign finance
  • Michelle Ye Hee Lee, national political enterprise and accountability reporter, covering money and influence in politics, The Washington Post