Swamp Stories Episode 24: The Arms Race That Won’t End


More than
$1 billion worth of unaccountable “dark money” flowed into the 2020 election at the federal level.

This secretive spending by groups with anonymous donors has a corrosive influence on American politics and leaves voters and candidates in the dark about who is attempting to influence their votes and the outcome of an election. 

As Congress considers campaign finance and other political reforms, Weston chats with two experts about how this undisclosed cash is thriving and why both political parties should join together to promote greater transparency in campaign spending.

Listeners will hear from:

  • Michael Beckel, Research Director at Issue One
  • Anna Massoglia, Investigative Researcher at OpenSecrets

Check out the newest episode of Swamp Stories now: “The Arms Race That Won’t End