Money in Politics, One Month Later

By Ephrat Livni, Lauren Hirsch and Andrew Ross Sorkin
The New York Times
Feb. 6, 2021


The thing is, these corporate political action committees account for a sliver of the cash that flows into politics. “If you are a corporate political spender, there are so many avenues,” said Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, a law professor at Stetson University and the author of books on campaign finance law. Because the money trail goes dark along many of these avenues, with groups disguising or not disclosing their donors, even something as seemingly momentous as the Capitol riot may not have a lasting impact.

This article was originally published on The New York Times website on Feb. 6, 2021, with the headline, “Money in Politics, One Month Later