Upping the Ante: Campaign Fundraising, Immigration, and Hot Dogs

Upping the Ante: Campaign Fundraising, Immigration, and Hot Dogs

Skimm This - July 3, 2019 - 12:25

‘Tis the season where all the 2020 candidates are letting us know what their campaign bank accounts look like. Some have a lot to brag about. But it isn’t all about the amount of cash – it’s also about who’s ponying up. We’ll break it down. Meanwhile, a federal judge says that migrants who illegally crossed the border seeking asylum can’t be held in detention centers indefinitely. Detention centers are already taking a lot of heat – including from the Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog. We’ll explain. Also on today’s episode: the backstory on the Nike sneakers controversy, and how some people plan to get their Fourth of July appetite on.

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