In Michigan, a one-man follow-the-money machine

3:37 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

In Michigan, a one-man follow-the-money machine

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Rich Robinson is Michigan's campaign finance guru. He unravels the complex web of politics and money, and explains to reporters who's spending what in Michigan, and why. Read this profile of him here, which includes an interview with Michigan Radio's Lester Graham.
  • Source: Cjr
  • | Via: Lester Graham
MICHIGAN - Call him the perfect source. Whether they work in newspapers, radio, or online news, Michigan political journalists rely on a single indefatigable man to sort out the increasingly byzantine relationship between money and politics. Rich Robinson is the one-man operation behind the nonpartisan Michigan Campaign Finance Network.