Beer Pressure: How alcohol influences politics
A project of the Carnegie-Knight News21 Fellowship
USC’s “Under the Influence: Money and Power in Politics“
by John Guenther
Republicans and Democrats disagree on many things but not on alcohol. The industry lobby fuels policy, political campaigns and government coffers. The big players in the industry fight to protect their share of the market through lobbying at all levels of government.
See how they keep the taps open by picking up the tab for many election campaigns.
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