Political Mercenaries

Political Mercenaries

When Bill Clinton defeated George H.W. Bush in 1992, their campaigns spent a total of $192 million—combined! In 2012, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney spent over $7 billion, including outside funding from superPACs—nearly 37 times more than just 20 years earlier.

All that money didn't appear out of thin air. In Political Mercenaries, Lindsay Mark Lewis tells the outrageous tale of the fledgling days of fundraising and how he raised over $200 million for the Democratic… (more)

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A hugely depressing deep dive into the cesspit of money and politics.

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Publisher: St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

Collection: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

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