What have you always wondered about the economy? Tell us

The steady flow of money feeding the presidential race

Scott Tong Feb 2, 2016
HTML EMBED:
COPY

The steady flow of money feeding the presidential race

Scott Tong Feb 2, 2016
HTML EMBED:
COPY

After all the caucusing in Iowa, a top tier of candidates is emerging. Underneath it all is a steady flow of money — so-called super PACs that are playing a larger role than ever before in the race to become the next president.

Click the media player above to hear more.

Marketplace is on a mission.

We believe Main Street matters as much as Wall Street, economic news is made relevant and real through human stories, and a touch of humor helps enliven topics you might typically find…well, dull.

Through the signature style that only Marketplace can deliver, we’re on a mission to raise the economic intelligence of the country—but we don’t do it alone. We count on listeners and readers like you to keep this public service free and accessible to all. Will you become a partner in our mission today?

Your donation is critical to the future of public service journalism. Support our work today – for as little as $5 – and help us keep making people smarter.