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By: Arnie Alpert on April 6, 2015
immigrant detention profits CCA

We've been asking all the candidates about a federal budget mandate that sets a quota for detention of immigrants, many of whom are held in for-profit prisons.  So far all we've gotten in response are variations on "I'll look into it." 

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By: Eric Zulaski on April 1, 2015
I asked Donald Trump what he would do to keep crony capitalism from corrupting our economy and our government.
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By: Arnie Alpert on April 1, 2015
Will Kim run for President?

Adam Baum, a journalist who often turns up stories others miss, says political consultants believe reality show stars are well suited to be president.  That's why we're starting our watch for the Kim Kardashian campaign on April 1. 

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By: John D on March 21, 2015
Rand Paul was at the Pink Cadillac on Saturday, March 21. I asked about powerful corporations that are turning our economy into a monopoly and turning our society into an oligarchy
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By: Will Thomas on March 20, 2015
Will ran into Senator Rand Paul at the airport. After he introduced himself he asked Senator Paul about campaign finance reform and the pernicious effect of "big money" in politics. The Kentucky Senator basically agreed.
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By: Arnie Alpert on March 9, 2015
Lindsey Graham had an extended back-and-forth with voters in his first "testing the waters" trip to New Hampshire. The South Carolina Senator spoke at length about immigration, elaborated on his hawkish views on the Middle East, and expressed support for campaign finance reform.
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By: Kevin Rutledge on March 7, 2015
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee held a town hall meeting in Pizza Ranch after the Iowa Agricultural Summit and answered a question on corporate money in politics.
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By: Kevin Rutledge on March 5, 2015

VIDEO from Drake University student Emma Wilson reporting on Iowa GUI Kickoff event for a school video project.

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By: Eric Zulaski on March 5, 2015
George Pataki fielded questions from NH residents on WMUR's program Conversations with the Candidate. Olivia got to ask him what he would do to end the political influence that corporations wield with revolving door lobbyists.
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By: Bob on February 26, 2015
Florida Senator Marco Rubio fielded a question about what he would do to end the corrupting influence of big money in our political system.
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