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Show 273 - Auctioning the Republic


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Fri, 04 Apr 2014   -   56:25 minutes   -   41.29mb


The Supreme Court says trading campaign contributions for political influence isn't a bug in the U.S. system, it's a feature. Dan weighs in on the ramifications of such a decision. Also, Cuban Twitter isn't so Cuban.


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1. Text of Supreme Court decision McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission
2. "US defends 'Cuban Twitter' creation" by Desmond Butler, Jack Gillum and Alberto Arce for the Associated Press, April 3, 2014.



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