An Improbable Ray of Hope (aka Campaign Finance)

7/4/2018, 4:00:00 AM , duration(0:0:3)
Society & Culture/Personal Journals Comedy
Gaby gets a primer on small dollar donors, and some practical advice for running for office. We hear a lot of conflicting information when it comes to the giant gobs of money that pay for politicians to campaign. So what's actually true? <a href="https://twitter.com/j__velasquez">Josefa Velasquez</a>, who reports on money and politics for <a href="https://readsludge.com/">Sludge</a> explains what's going on with money and campaigns this year. <a href="https://twitter.com/rachel_shorey">Rachel Shorey</a>, from the <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/">New York Times</a> takes a closer look at the big spenders in politics. And finally, <a href="https://twitter.com/amandalitman">Amanda Litman</a>, co-founder of <a href="https://runforsomething.net/">Run For Something</a> is helping young progressives (yes, even people without billions of dollars to spend on their own campaigns) get into office.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>