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Are Political Consultants Worth the Cost?

Nov 02, 2016 | 22 videos
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Political consultants can cost a campaign millions of dollars—but are they worth the sticker price? Atlantic staff writer Molly Ball speaks to PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff about her story in the October issue, “There’s Nothing Better Than a Scared, Rich Candidate,” which investigates the real worth of consultants, especially in the 2016 election.

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