PBS NewsHour

Do politicians get their money’s worth from consultants?

Clip: 11/01/2016 | 10m 27s

Political consultants have obtained an exalted status in contemporary politics. But for their sky-high fees, and in an era when Donald Trump won his party’s nomination without the help of experienced campaigners, what do consultants really offer a candidate? As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff interviews journalist Molly Ball about what she found.

Aired: 11/01/16

Rating: NR

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