Big money and special interest groups have become increasingly entangled with local, state, and national elections. Derek Cressman, director of Common Cause’s Amend 2012 campaign, says this is destroying the democratic process. Building on the themes in his book When Money Talks, he’ll explain the ways courts have stopped attempts to limit campaign spending, what a constitutional amendment limiting paid speech should say, and explain how citizens can help pass such an amendment. All proceeds from this event will go to WAmend’s Yes on 735 campaign.

Thanks to Seattle Town Hall and WAmend -The Washington Coalition to Amend the Constitution
Recorded 2/3/16



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Program Details
Episode S5E9
Broadcast Week Feb 28th 2016
Duration 00:57:59
Audience Rating TV-G
Genre Action
Theme Academic & Education
Language English

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