Influence of Donors on Elected Officials

Melanie Sloan discussed Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington’s recent report showing that the chairs and ranking… read more

Melanie Sloan discussed Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington’s recent report showing that the chairs and ranking members of many House committees amass significant campaign contributions from the industries they monitor and regulate - and that these lawmakers also vote in support of their industry benefactors with what they call "alarming regularity". She also talked about allegations of insider trading in Congress, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Nov 22, 2011

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  • Nov 22, 2011 | 9:22am EST | C-SPAN 1
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