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Media Roundtable: The dark money behind voter suppression laws

“Voter Suppression is Violence – Poor People’s Campaign March,” Anne Meador @cool revolution

On the week's Media Roundtable, we discuss coverage of Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema's decision to kill the Democrats' voting rights legislation and the big money behind voter suppression.


Ari Berman, senior reporter at Mother Jones covering voting rights, and author of Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America

Web Resources:

Mother Jones: The Coming Coup: How Republicans Are Laying the Groundwork to Steal Future Elections

Mother Jones: GOP States Are Shredding Voting Rights and Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema Are Now Complicit

Mother Jones: Leaked Video: Dark Money Group Brags About Writing GOP Voter Suppression Bills Across the Country

Public Citizen: The Corporate Sponsors of Voter Suppression

The American Prospect: Major U.S. Companies Slam Voter Suppression Laws, Then Donate to Their Sponsors

CNBC: GOP-aligned 'dark money' group launches $1M ad campaign to pressure Manchin