PBS NewsHour

What's behind the rising costs of presidential campaigns?

Clip: 09/09/2020 | 6m 7s

The presidential election of 2020 is expected to be the most expensive in history. Both President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are drawing hundreds of millions in contributions -- despite a difficult year for fundraising. What's behind the rising costs of campaigning? Amna Nawaz talks to Campaign Legal Center’s Adav Noti, formerly a Federal Election Commission lawyer.

Aired: 09/09/20

Rating: NR

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