Influence Watch Podcast: Episode 6 – Government Shutdown?!

This is the Influence Watch Podcast, where we go beneath the surface to reveal the web of connected influence, money, and motivation driving the news, sourced primarily from our website InfluenceWatch.org, the Capital Research Center’s online encyclopedia of the donors, non-profits, and influencers driving politics.

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In this episode: Negotiations over the federal budget have started in Washington, leading to the possibility of a government shutdown if no deal is reached. What does this mean, and who are the special interests looking to protect their funding in the budget?

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