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Tea party activists attend a rally on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2013. The IRS has been under fire from Democrats and Republicans in Congress since May, when one of its officials publicly apologized for targeting conservative groups' applications for tax-exempt status for close examination. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 26, 2014 | Blog

An essay by former Moyers guest Norm Ornstein looks at the history of radical movements within parties — and finds today’s tea party to be unprecedentedly successful. Continue reading

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July 18, 2014 | Perspectives

In order to better the economic lot of their constituency, Democrats should do something they haven’t really contemplated, and have consistently avoided, since the 1930s: taking a side, with all that entails, in a class war. Continue reading

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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June 10, 2014 | News & Notes

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

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, stands in front of pheasants that were shot during a hunt hosted by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in Akron, Iowa. Cruz attended the Iowa GOP's annual fundraising dinner in Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
April 28, 2014 | What We're Reading

Two articles reveal different angles on the defining political dynamic of our times. Continue reading

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March 25, 2014 | Blog

The most optimistic scenario will be epic gridlock. Continue reading

Kay Hohler, of West Des Moines, Iowa, sings the national anthem before the start of a Tea Party rally on the steps of the Iowa Statehouse, Thursday, April 15, 2010, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 5, 2014 | Blog

Harvard scholar Theda Skocpol says that rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated. Continue reading

Former Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo., responds during the Des Moines Register Republican Presidential Debate in Johnston, Iowa, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 1, 2014 | Blog

Dog whistle politics have served Republicans well. But with shifting demographics, they may be an albatross around the party’s neck. Continue reading

Kay Hohler, of West Des Moines, Iowa, sings the national anthem before the start of a Tea Party rally on the steps of the Iowa Statehouse, Thursday, April 15, 2010, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 27, 2014 | Activism

Even as most Americans have figured out that they do not like the tea party, its clout has grown in Washington and state capitals. Continue reading

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January 30, 2014

Bill Moyers takes on radical-right Republicans for denying the science behind evolution and climate change, showing a video clip of Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), who says evolution is a lie “straight from the pit of hell” and climate change, a hoax. Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 | Blog

The problem is that it’s grounded in the same old conservative thinking about what ails our health care system. Continue reading

Ronald Reagan gives a televised address from the Oval Office, outlining his plan for Tax Reduction Legislation in July 1981.
January 10, 2014 | Blog

Republicans have pursued a divide-and-conquer strategy intended to convince working-class whites that the poor were their enemies. It’s starting to backfire. Continue reading

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, left, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the top two Republicans in Congress, talk about their lunch meeting with President Obama to discuss rising gasoline prices, at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 29, 2012.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 12, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill talks with New York Times journalist Mark Leibovich about This Town, his book on how money rules Washington, DC. Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 | Moyers & Company

On this week’s Moyers & Company Mark Leibovich joins Bill to reveal what he has learned about a city where money rules and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

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