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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va. answers questions from reporters on President Obama's jobs bill, the debt reduction supercommittee and the economy, Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 30, 2014 | Blog

Insider information passed between Washington and Wall Street helps the already-powerful at our expense. 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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Updated July 16, 2014 | On Democracy

Speak up. You have a chance to tell both President Obama and the FCC what you think, so that the will of the people, not the power of money and predatory interests, is heard.
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Piles of U.S. currency. March 2007. (AP Photo/PGR-HO)
April 3, 2014 | Blog

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

Washington Daily Life
December 6, 2013 | Blog

DC “just loves its circular metaphors — spinning and news-cycles and the revolving doors.” 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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August 29, 2013 | Blog

The Sunlight Foundation’s Lisa Rosenberg offers some practical remedies to the culture of corruption and greed in Washington depicted in Mark Leibovich’s recent book. Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Mark Leibovich of The New York Times has written about the city’s bipartisan lust for power, cash and notoriety in a book that everyone who’s anyone in the nation’s capital is talking about. Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill talks with author and New York Times journalist Mark Leibovich about his latest book, This Town, in which he writes that money rules D.C., and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you. Continue reading

Congress Recess
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

From left to right: Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, National Economic Council Director Larry Summers, and Jared Bernstein, economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden; listen as President Barack Obama meets with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
August 2, 2013 | Blog

Zaid Jilani takes a look at the Wall Street ties of two economists on President Obama’s shortlist of replacements for Ben Bernanke at the Federal Reserve. 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

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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.
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April 4, 2013 | Blog
The latest person to pass through it is former SEC chair Mary Schapiro.
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