Reveal - When Mad Men meet dark money

Who’s spending, how much, where it's flowing & what it gets

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Matt Williamson
Matt WilliamsonHunter@mattcwill · Chief of Staff, Waldschmidt Partners
Show Notes (partial): "Money in U.S. politics once was a straightforward thing. In 19th-century America, a politician running for office would pay to print ballots with his name on them and pay voters to cast them. The cost was about $2.50 per vote. Clear, transactional and pretty undemocratic. But the sheer amount of money involved now dwarfs every previous period of Wild West American politics – spending will top $5 billion by the end of the race to the White House by some estimates. Enter Mad Men..."