Ashley Balcerzak is the money-in-politics reporter for OpenSecrets Blog. Before joining the Center in July 2016, she covered state and local politics at a national level at the Center for Public Integrity.
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Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Carson’s Cash: Highly Conservative Interests Have Fueled His Campaign and Kept Food on the Table
No (public) experience required. Neurosurgeon Ben Carson has been tapped to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, despite never holding public office in his career. (Even Carson admitted he would be a “ fish out of water ” as a federal bureaucrat a few weeks back.) However, since the...