Could Some Political Donations to New York's Attorney General Be a Conflict of Interest?

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An analysis by our partner News 4 New York finds that political donations to the Office of the State Attorney General are often made by industries that office is investigating. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman isn't being accused of any wrongdoing. But could the donations present a conflict of interest?

"Attorney General Schneiderman has himself proposed very tough campaign finance rules that would take a lot of money out of politics," said reporter Chris Glorioso. "He seems to realize that there is an issue with appearances of conflicts of interest."

In this interview, WNYC's Jami Floyd talks with Glorioso about his report.