A Deal With China; Dark Money; Documentaries; and Dads

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The majority of House campaign donations so far in 2014 has come from dark money sources—which do not reveal their original funders.

The DOC NYC film festival opens tomorrow. Artistic director Thom Powers, and two directors with films in the festival – Ben Niles of “Some Kind of Spark” and Chris Moukarbel of “Banksy Does New York” – discuss the festival and the documentaries in it. Plus: the paternity leave penalty; “dark” money in the 2014 midterms and the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza looks ahead to 2016 presidential contenders; and the science of trust and what it says about building social unity.