Your Call: Big money in politics
On the June 3rd edition of Your Call, it’s our media roundtable. How is campaign financing affecting the elections?The presidential race has already reached historic spending levels, eclipsing $1 billion dollars in March. Money is also pouring into state and local elections across the country. In San Francisco, Facebook, Google, and other tech companies have funneled hefty sums into the local Democratic County Central Committee race.
How are reporters covering money in politics? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.
Lee Fang, investigative journalist for the Intercept
Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, political columnist and transportation reporter for the San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Magazine: The Power and the Story, How Willie Brown continues to control his own narrative
Center for Public Integrity: Politics
Center for Public Integrity: Who’s calling the shots in state politics
Center for Public Integrity: Presidential race blows past $1 billion mark — and other numbers to know
The Washington Post: How much money is behind each campaign?
CALmatters: Oil money flows for black and Latino Democrats