On this day in California, we’re finding the connection between money and politics is as hazy and blurry as its ever been.
That money, for the most part, comes from fundraising. Although some candidates have their own cash and donate to their campaigns.
But a new non-partisan, non-profit website based out of Berkeley connects political donations with political action. And how all that money – billions of dollars in the political realm – affects policy in America.
Welcome to the way elections are done in 2014.
Maplight.org is that website that looks at the money… and Daniel Newman co-founded the website. He joins Steve Chiotakis.
You can listen to their chat here.