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Bill Moyers at Public Affairs Television
May 8, 2014 | Q&A

Bill Moyers speaks about his life, his career, LBJ and his views about contemporary journalism and politics. Continue reading

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., center, accompanied by the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., right, speak about tax reform to 3M's Chief Technology Officer Fred Palensky at the 3M Innovation Center on Monday, July 8, 2013 in Maplewood, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
August 1, 2013 | Blog

Senators Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch want to shield authors of toxic tax giveaways from the public view. Continue reading

Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn
April 26, 2013 | Blog

It’s become clear that Congress rarely has the voter in mind at all, unless that voter’s a cash-laden heavy hitter with the clout to keep an incumbent on the leash. Continue reading

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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January 25, 2013

Bill talks to U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) about the Senate’s costly giveaway to the world’s largest biotechnology firm. Continue reading

The exterior view of Amgen Inc. offices is shown in Fremont, Calif., Tuesday, April 20, 2010. Amgen Inc. reports quarterly earnings Wednesday, April 21, 2010, after the market close. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
January 25, 2013 | Blog

The Senate’s gift to biotech firm Amgen is a brazen example of the crony capitalism that erodes our democracy. Continue reading

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January 25, 2013

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch describes “vintage crony capitalism” behind a sweetheart deal between the Senate and the world’s largest biotech company. Continue reading

Traders work in the Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. April 2010 (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 11, 2013 | Blog

Our economic quick-fixes do little for most of us, but continue to reward those at the top. And yet Wall Street still wants more. Continue reading

Wall Street
January 11, 2013

Bill explains how last week’s fiscal cliff deal gave tens of billions in tax breaks to Wall Street and corporations. Continue reading

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December 18, 2012 | Blog

Washington influence peddling isn’t new, but that doesn’t mean the peddlers shouldn’t be called out. Continue reading

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media during a Cabinet Meeting in Washington. July 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 14, 2012

Take a look at some lawmakers and lobbyists who’ve made the switch from Capitol Hill to K Street, and vice versa, in the recent past. Continue reading

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December 13, 2012 | On Democracy

Moyers and Winship say revolving-door politics allows corporate interests to have an upper hand in the close calls that determine public policy. Continue reading