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The key staff from Obama for America are translating their political success into personal economic success. If anything this points to the need for the rest of us to build a movement that gets big money out of politics so the change we voted for in 2008 can become real.
Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen in this story on former top Obama advisers cashing out with questionable jobs.

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Today, Vox published an article showing 40 charts that explained money in politics.
When it comes to money in politics, you really only need on chart, and it shows that everyday voices are being drowned out by big money.
In our democracy, we should hear from every voice, not just those of elites and lobbyists.

Today, Vox published an article showing 40 charts that explained money in politics.

When it comes to money in politics, you really only need on chart, and it shows that everyday voices are being drowned out by big money.

In our democracy, we should hear from every voice, not just those of elites and lobbyists.

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Politico Magazine: The Art of the Fat Cat

Fun photo essay on money in politics editorial cartoons through history, including this from the 1870s: 

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