Most Expensive Midterm Election Ever: Special Interests Paid Billions in 2018 for a Shot to Rule Over You
By Matt Agorist
When I first started out as an independent journalist in 2007, I remember interviewing a congressional candidate who put his law career on hold to seek public office. Through my naive and hopeful eyes, before the interview, I looked from afar and wondered what may have inspired him to serve the public. Was it to reform corruption, stop the wholesale fleecing of the citizens of Louisiana by their criminal government, or was he standing up for a noble cause?
Turns out, I was wrong on all fronts. When I asked him why he chose to run for