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Linda For Congress

What it takes to run for office in today’s USA, from assembling campaign teams, to writing speeches and the cost in dollars of every vote.

The road to the White House requires stamina and plenty of money. Economist and US Citizen, Linda Yueh, makes a hypothetical run for Congress in the 5th district of Virgina, to find out why it costs so much money to run for office and the increasing importance of the internet in a campaign. On the way she gathers a campaign team, meets her voters and learns about the importance of pizza in politics.

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27 minutes

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  • Wed 3 Feb 2016 00:32GMT
  • Wed 3 Feb 2016 03:32GMT
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  • Mon 8 Feb 2016 06:32GMT

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