Chris Hayes and Erica Payne: Our Dysfunctional Election

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“Vulnerable Democrats are begging donors for cash — $2,400 at a time, while their colleagues are sitting on millions of dollars they could unleash with a pen stroke.” So wrote Erica Payne of the Agenda Project, pointing out that the control of the entire House could be in the hands of a few Democrats in safe seats.

That’s just one of the problems with a severely dysfunctional election system overly dependent on private cash, notes Chris Hayes of The Nation, who joins Payne and Laura for a discussion of the campaign season thus far, and the potential for a little bit of money to go a long way in the right place.