The Money Network Behind D.C.'s "Shadow Campaign"

The Money Network Behind D.C.'s "Shadow Campaign"

We talk with Washington Post reporter Nikita Stewart about the local D.C. businessman at the center of a federal investigation and how his money is connected to campaigns far beyond the District.

For the past several years, revelations have slowly come out about the potential influence of a secretly-funded "shadow campaign" in D.C.'s 2010 mayoral election. The money at the center of the alleged shadow campaign is connected to prolific political fundraiser and local businessman Jeffrey Thompson, who's network is connected to many other candidates in our region and beyond. We learn about the latest breaking details in the federal corruption probe into our region's political system.


Nikita Stewart

Reporter, The Washington Post

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