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Your Call: Big money & Rahm Emanuel; Saudi Arabia & the Clinton Foundation

On the April 10th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s second term victory, his privatization deals, and the role of big money in politics. We’ll also talk about Saudi Arabia’s team of US-based lobbyists and financial support to the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation. We’ll be joined by the Intercept’s Lee Fang, In These Times’ Micah Uetricht, and McClatchy’s Greg Gordon. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Greg Gordon, award winning investigative reporter for McClatchy's Washington bureau

Micah Uetricht, associate editor of In These Times, contributing editor at Jacobin, and the author of Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity

Lee Fang, investigative reporter with The Intercept, co-founder RepublicReport.org, and author of The Machine: A Field Guide to the Resurgent Right

Web Resources:

McClatchy: Arab nations’ donations to Clinton Foundation: Curing world’s ills or currying favor?

In These Times: Rahm Emanuel Won—But Chicago Progressives Actually Have Much to Be Happy About

The Intercept: Ron Conway, San Francisco’s Tech Kingmaker, and Quietly Attends Jeb Bush Fundraiser

Chicago Tribune: Rahm's lessons for Hillary

The Nation: The Saudi Lobbying Complex Adds a New Member: GOP Super PAC Chair Norm Coleman

Huffington Post: Billionaire Who Backs Rahm Emanuel Also A Big GOP Donor