Gambling and Campaign Finances

StoryJune 26, 1996
Watch iconWatch Full Show

Chuck Lewis

of the Center for Public Integrity

Money is growing on trees around the Capitol, and an increasing amount of contributions to candidates is coming from one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S.–gambling. Center for Public Integrity, one of the leading group in Washington that tracks money and politics, is releasing a new report today that looks at how gambling interests, from riverboats to casinos to race tracks are funneling money into the Presidential and congressional campaigns.

NEXTExtremist Activity Inside the US Military
The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.

Make a donation