The Job: Dig Up Dirt On Politicians

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opposition research segment

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Ken Rudin, Political Junkie columnist, NPR
Jeff Berkowitz, founder, Berkowitz Public Affairs
Ben Jones, partner, New Partners

Opposition political researchers are dedicated to exhuming skeletons in candidates' closets, from past votes to past marriages. They hope to both protect their clients, and to damage their opponents. And the fruits of that labor often winds up in the headlines.

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