In State Politics, Big Money From Few Donors

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One in every $3 donated to California state campaigns since 2000 came from 100 individual and group donors who gave over $1 billion, according to a new report from California Watch. We'll talk with the lead investigative journalist as well as campaign donation experts about money in politics and the influence that a few wealthy groups and individuals have on fundraising in state elections.

Guests:

Jim Sutton, professor of law at Hastings College of Law and founder of the Sutton Law firm

Coulter Jones, data analyst and reporter for California Watch, part of the independent, nonprofit Center for Investigative Reporting

Robert Stern, former president of the Center for Governmental Studies

Daniel Newman, co-founder and executive director of MAPLight.org, a nonpartisan nonprofit illuminating the connection between money and politics

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