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Lisa Gilbert, deputy director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch division, discusses Citizens United’s potential impact on the 2012 election. She says Americans should expect to see more corporations getting into the political arena and more attack ads on the airwaves.
Regular guest Fred Rotondaro gives his take on Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer–and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class by Paul Pierson and Jacob Hacker. He tells us why attacks on labor are largely responsible for America’s growing inequality.
Fred at Center for American Progress
Bill Press interviews Senator Sherrod Brown. Republicans in his state of Ohio are attacking labor and trying to end collective bargaining, and he says their attacks could spread to other states soon.