DNC chairwoman agrees with Sanders on 'obscene' amount of money in politics
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Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Sunday said she agrees  that there is an "obscene" amount of money in politics.

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"Absolutely," the Florida Democrat said on NBC's "Meet the Press" in response to a question about whether she believes what Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersDems wonder if Sherrod Brown could be their magic man My fellow Democrats should watch their language: Economic equality is not a rational societal goal As Democrats gear up to challenge Trump in 2020, the key political divide will be metropolitan versus rural MORE (I-Vt.) said about there being too much money in politics.

"We agree as a party that there is an obscene amount of money in politics.

"We need to make sure that we can keep elections that — like we did with changing congressional districting and redistricting across the country — that voters can choose their representatives and that we don't have outside undue influence come in and swoop in and, uh, make decisions on behalf of the majority of voters," she said, pointing to a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, the 2010 Supreme Court decision that removed federal restrictions on campaign contribution limits.

Actor George Clooney, a major fundraiser for Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRetired lieutenant general tears into Trump over attacks against Navy SEAL: 'Disgusting' Retired admiral who oversaw bin Laden raid doubles down on Trump criticism Trump dismisses criticism from Navy SEAL who led Osama bin Laden mission MORE, also called the amount of money that goes into presidential campaigns "ridiculous" and "obscene."

“Yes, I think it’s an obscene amount of money,” Clooney said on the NBC show. “You know, we had some protesters last night when we pulled up in San Francisco — and they’re right to protest, they’re absolutely right, it’s an obscene amount of money. The Sanders campaign, when they talk about it, is absolutely right. It’s ridiculous that we should have this kind of money in politics, I agree."