Ben Cohen and John Bonifaz  Truthout

According to a new study by the Sunlight Foundation, between 2007-2012, the nation’s 200 most politically active corporations received $760 for every $1 they donated to influence politics. Those corporations have spent a combined $5.8 billion on campaign contributions and federal lobbying expenditures and have received $4.4 trillion in return. If the game is reaping rocket-high profits, Washington is the perfect playing field. (more…)