Corruption in U.S. Cities Tuesday's public suicide by an embattled former Miami politician, the ongoing mayoral scandal in San Diego and smaller trials in Kansas City, New Orleans and Chicago all bring the consequences -- and prevalence -- of civic corruption into sharp focus.
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Corruption in U.S. Cities

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Corruption in U.S. Cities

Corruption in U.S. Cities

Corruption in U.S. Cities

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Tuesday's public suicide by an embattled former Miami politician, the ongoing mayoral scandal in San Diego and smaller trials in Kansas City, New Orleans and Chicago all bring the consequences -- and prevalence -- of civic corruption into sharp focus.

Guest:

Francisco Alvarado, staff writer, The Miami New Times

Stephen Goldsmith, professor at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government; director of Harvard's "Innovations in American Government" program

Phil LaVelle, politics writer for the San Diego Union-Tribune