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For Big Political Donors, Strings Are Definitely Attached

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There’s an age-old idiom that might perfectly sum up modern political donations: “He who pays the piper calls the tune.” Sarah Kleiner, a politics reporter with the Center for Public Integrity, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss her reporting into how wealthy North Texas Republican donors use their money to call the shots on Capitol Hill. Her reporting on the topic appears in “The Dallas Piggy Bank,” an episode of the podcast she co-hosts called “The Heist.”