Corn on “Hardball”: When “Villionaires” Go Wild


Mother Jones Washington bureau chief David Corn joined host Chris Matthews on MSNBC’s Hardball on Friday to discuss dark money, anti-Obama ads, and who Corn calls “the villionaires,” venting billionaires like the Koch Brothers and Sheldon Adelson who are pouring money into the 2012 elections.

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