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Tue June 4, 2013

Ben Cohen, Ben & Jerry's - Stamping The $ Out Of Politics

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream co-founder Ben Cohen
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream co-founder Ben Cohen
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Along with the familiar “In God We Trust”, the next one, five, ten or twenty dollar bill you hold may include another message, "Stamp Money Out of Politics".

It is part of the Stamp Stampede, lead by Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream founder, Ben Cohen. Ben Cohen says the Stamp Stampede, which he calls a petition on steroids, is about giving a voice to Americans who understand that unlimited campaign contributions are corrupting democracy. A rally by the group supporting the "Fair Elections Act" is scheduled for tomorrow. Cohen spoke with WAMC's Brian Shields.

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