Video: America’s broken campaign finance system is a 2020 issue

Think Progress

Presidential elections are expensive. With the help of a broken campaign finance system, candidates are often forced to pander to the wealthy to raise funds for their campaigns. But the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls are starting to push back against the broken system. They’re taking stands against using corporate PAC money, opposing Super PACs, and making other moves to reduce the influence of money in politics. So Brendan Fischer of Campaign Legal Center answers: how meaningful are these pledges and proposals? And what happens when the primary ends?

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