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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, joined by other House GOP leaders, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 10, 2014 | Blog

In the new issue of The Washington Monthly, Paul Glastris and Haley Sweetland Edwards look at how Republicans have given Congress a “self-lobotomy.” Continue reading

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April 10, 2014 | Blog

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: McCutcheon fallout, voting rights and Piketty’s book. Continue reading

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April 3, 2014 | Blog

They hope to extend the “GE loophole” without a lot of public attention. Continue reading

In this May 22, 2013, customers enter and exit a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
March 28, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

David Atten, right, joins others in demonstrating as he presses a sign to the window of a Church's Chicken during a one-day strike coinciding with strikes at other fast food restaurants across the country, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Atlanta. Workers are demanding $15 an hour and the right to form a union without interference from employers. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 30, 2013 | Blog

How the insidiously powerful restaurant lobby has fought mandatory earned sick leave policies and managed to keep the minimum wage for restaurant workers the same for over 20 years. Continue reading

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August 16, 2013 | Blog

Michael Winship says the only thing worse than a do-nothing Congress is one that yields “to the urgent, seductive whisper of the dollar.” Continue reading

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June 21, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Get updated on the secretive scheme to remake America by changing its laws, one state house at a time. Continue reading

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June 19, 2013 | Blog
This week, we revisit the hidden world of ALEC -- the scheme to remake America, one state house at a time. Watch a preview.
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May 9, 2013 | Blog
The Nation's Lee Fang looks at how former K and Wall Street denizens are rewarded with six-figure bonuses when they land a job in Congress.
The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 15, 2013

Bill spotlights Congressional leaders whose connections to deep-pocketed backers raise important questions about who’s really running our government. Continue reading

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December 14, 2012

Bill takes you through the revolving door between Washington leaders and lobbyists to see how you lose and they win. Continue reading

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December 14, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Why the fiscal cliff is merely a phantom menace — and what we should be talking about instead. Continue reading

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November 30, 2012 | Blog
This week ALEC held its annual policy summit in the nation's capitol. Find out about that meeting and other happenings since we first reported on ALEC in September.
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September 28, 2012

How the private sector and state politicians are teaming up to enact laws that increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge. Continue reading

Mitt Romney arrives at Adams Field Airport for a fundraising event on Wednesday in Little Rock, Ark. August 2012. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 14, 2012 | Blog
There are so many fundraisers planned for the next couple weeks in Washington, lobbyists are overwhelmed with invitations.