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Republicans vote to protect billionaires, hide campaign funding


Senate Republicans filibustered the DISCLOSE Act, effectively killing the bill that would have forced independent groups to release the names of donors who contribute more than $10,000 to a political campaign.  At the same time, casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is reportedly dumping $5 million into a Super PAC that supports Republican Eric Cantor.  Why is a billionaire investing so much money into a Congressional race?  Ed talks to Tom Perriello, Former Congressman from Virginia, now the President and C-E-O of The Center For American Progress Action Fund.Jul.17.2012


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