Jim Arkedis

Jim Arkedis, Co-Author, Political Mercenaries

Episode 12: Jim Arkedis

December 01, 2014

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Jim Arkedis is the co-author of the book Political Mercenaries: The Inside Story of How Fundraisers Allowed Billionaires to Take Over Politics and a political consultant whose work has appeared in The Washington Post and The New York Times, among others. In this episode of The 202, Jim shares notable anecdotes from the book ranging from the rise of Dick Gephardt and Howard Dean to financial political scandals affecting both parties.