This American Life
APRIL 7, 2012
Health Care
Real Estate

Join Our Weekly eNewsletter

 2012 Market Facts
 Business Women
 This Month's Marketplace

 Distinctive Homes
View All Distinctive Homes
    Print This Article Email This Page facebook digg reddit fark stumble 

April SCPYN networking mixer 4/4/12
Business climate for the week of April 4 4/4/12
Technology Alliance's Innovation Showcase 4/4/12
Learn about solar power options for Stanwood, Camano 4/4/12
Broker helps shape realty profession 4/4/12
Now renters can screen their landlords 4/3/12
Jobless benefits to be cut later this month 4/3/12
Comment on Everett's waterfront makeover 4/3/12
Fix business errors without affixing blame 3/29/12
Future of Flight is on a definite upswing 3/29/12
Business climate for the week of March 28 3/28/12
Check This Out: Morgan Spurlock's greatest speech ever on marketing 3/28/12
A discussion forum for aspiring Edmonds-area entrepreneurs 3/28/12
Sultan Council and Sky Valley Chamber talk business 3/28/12
Marysville-Tulalip Chamber Business Before Hours 3/28/12
Kurt Batdorf, Editor
Published: Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Check This Out: Take the Money and Run for Office

What: This American Life

Episode: 461: Take the Money and Run for Office

Recommended by: Kurt Batdorf, Community Business Editor, The Herald

The pitch: Set aside an hour to join the crack staffs of this American Life and NPR's Planet Money as they study and unravel the complex intersection where money, politics and influence meet.

For anyone who has ever heard the term "Washington insider" and felt outside — we are with you. So this week, we go inside the rooms where the deals get made, to the actual moment that the checks change hands — and we ask the people writing and receiving the checks what, exactly, is the money buying?

Top Business News from:

Got a bail-out? No raise for you
WASHINGTON -- Top executives at... [More]