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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: Dark Money, The Supreme Court, and What Comes Next

As a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse reveals how special interest groups are using “dark money” to influence and control our courts.

In 2020, Sen. Whitehouse raised these alarming concerns during the Amy Coney Barrett hearing. He asserts that a group consisting of billionaires and corporations are using their wealth and power to back appointees and nominees that will advance a right-wing agenda and policies.

Hear more about these growing implications and what this ultimately means for the future of our country.


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November 7, 2022

The Commonwealth Club of California
United States

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Sheldon Whitehouse

U.S. Senator (D-RI); Author, The Scheme: How the Right Wing Used Dark Money to Capture the Supreme Court; Twitter @SenWhitehouse

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In Conversation with Melissa Caen

Political Analyst; Attorney