'Dark Money' in the 2012 Presidential Campaign

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167x120 image for tp120716big_money_and_secretWith billions of dollars flowing more freely than ever before into the nation's political process, has the US reached the point where money is all that matters when it comes to elections? The balance of power between big money, much of it anonymous, and the average voter is stretched more tightly than ever before thanks to recent court rulings that have chipped away at campaign finance reform and transparency.

Credits

Guests:
Kenneth Vogel - New York Times - @kenvogel, Bob Biersack - Center for Responsive Politics - @OpenSecretsDC, David Keating - Club for Growth - @campaignfreedom

Hosts:
Sara Terry, Lisa Napoli

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis