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Dylan Ratigan starts campaign to get money out of politics

By Eric W. Dolan
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 18:41 EDT
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MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan — who angrily stated that “Congress is bought” in August — has launched a petition calling for a constitutional amendment to prohibit campaign contributions to political candidates. On Tuesday, he discussed the campaign with his fellow MSNBC host, Martin Bashir.

“There is a single statistic that I think is the only statistic that you need to understand about money and politics in America,” he said. “If I know who raised more money, without knowing anything else, 94 percent of the time I will pick the winner.”

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Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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