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Your Call: Super PACs and the midterm elections & the rise of Isis

Sep 5, 2014

On the September 5th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the money trail in the midterm election cycle. According to the Center for Public Integrity, one out of every 10 ads running have ties to the Koch Brothers. We will also talk about the rise of ISIS in Syria. We’ll be joined by Republic Report’s Lee Fang, the Center for Public Integrity’s Dave Levinthal, and the Guardian’s MartinChulov. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

Guests:

Lee Fang,  investigative fellow at the Nation Institute and co-founder of Republic Report.

Dave Levinthal, senior reporter at the Center for Public Integrity 

Martin Chulov, Middle East correspondent for the Guardian

Web Resources:

The Guardian: What next for Islamic State, the would-be caliphate?

The Center for Public Integrity: Why Republican control of Congress hinges on nine big-money Senate races

Vice: THE KOCH BROTHERS’ FAKE LIBERTARIANISM: WAR, FORCED PREGNANCIES, AND HOMOPHOBIA