Chris Lehane

Democratic strategist

Guest

Democratic consultant in San Francisco, California and senior adviser to the superPAC Ready for Hillary; chief strategist for Next Gen Climate, the Super PAC founded primarily by billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer; former staffer in the Clinton White House and former press secretary for then-Vice President Al Gore; adviser to Governor Gray Davis after the 2001 energy crisis

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With California prepared for a showdown next week in the Democratic primary, Hillary Clinton picked a fight yesterday with Republican Donald Trump.

California, Here They Come

With California prepared for a showdown next week in the Democratic primary, Hillary Clinton picked a fight yesterday with Republican Donald Trump.

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The US Supreme Court has taken the lid off political spending, so presidential candidates are lining up billionaires to finance next year's campaigns.

Sugar Daddies, Super PAC's and Winning the White House

The US Supreme Court has taken the lid off political spending, so presidential candidates are lining up billionaires to finance next year's campaigns.

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The US Supreme Court has taken the lid off campaign spending limits. Super PAC’s can spend as much as they want to.

In This Year’s Mid-Term Elections, It’s Big Money versus Big Money

The US Supreme Court has taken the lid off campaign spending limits. Super PAC’s can spend as much as they want to.

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