As elections head toward a decision next month, the airwaves and mailboxes are filling wih advertising from sometimes mysterious groups running 'issue ads' which are thinly masked advocacy for a particular candidate. This is often called 'dark money'.
A U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2010 allowed these groups to exist with limits. A recent Wisconsin court decision removed another legal barrier in the process.
Matt Rothschild is Executive Director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, a non-profit group dedicated to tracking campaign money. Rothschild disagrees with the latest development...
Matt Rothschild from The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.