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July 20, 2014 | Perspectives

Children at a unique day-camp program called ‘The Game of Village’ all over the country are learning how to be real and effective citizens. They give us some hope for the future. Continue reading

A woman votes at Woodridge Elementary School in Stone Mountain, Ga., on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Five major GOP candidates will square off to represent their party this fall in the election to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss. Meanwhile, Michelle Nunn, daughter of former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn is a heavy favorite to win the Democratic nomination. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kent D. Johnson)
July 18, 2014 | Blog

Here are some key congressional races that women’s health advocates will be watching this November. Continue reading

A Turkish truck burns after insurgents opened fire on it in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq Friday, Oct. 29, 2004. The driver was killed, according to Iraqi police. (AP Photo)
June 12, 2014 | News & Notes

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

The United States Capitol, with the Supreme Court, left, and Library of Congress, right, and RFK Stadium behind, is seen from the Washington Monument, Sunday, June 2, 2013 in Washington. The monument has been closed since the 2011 earthquake and half of the needed repairs have been funded by a $7.5 million donation from philanthropist David Rubenstein. The Associated Press had a look at some of the worst damage and the preparations underway to begin making repairs. Stone by stone, engineers are reviewing cracks, missing pieces and broken mortar now that huge scaffolding has been built around the towering symbol of the nationís capital. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 3, 2014 | Money & Politics

Congress is considering a bold move to restore campaign finance regulations. Continue reading

The Washington Post building (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
December 19, 2013 | Blog

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

Kevin Concannon, U.S. undersecretary of agriculture, chats with vendor Helen Wise at the State Farmers Market in Raleigh, N.C. in 2012. (AP Photo/Allen Breed)
December 10, 2013 | Blog

The Democratic senator defends proposed $8-to-$9 billion cuts to SNAP, and poverty advocates respond. Continue reading

James Stewart in a scene from "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington". (AP Photo/Columbia)
November 21, 2013 | Blog

Harry Reid’s decision to change the filibuster rules, “restores an important principle of our democracy,” says Larry Cohen, who discussed the filibuster crisis with Bill earlier this year. Continue reading

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October 15, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company this morning. Continue reading

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October 8, 2013 | Blog

A round-up of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ. Continue reading

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September 25, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers and Company. Continue reading

Hassan Nemazee, the wealthy Manhattan investment banker, steps over a security chain as he leaves federal court in Manhattan after being sentenced to 12 years in prison for bank fraud. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister)
August 27, 2013 | Blog

Two studies released last week confirmed what most of us already knew: the ultra-wealthy tend to be narcissistic and have a greater sense of entitlement than the rest of us, and Congress only pays attention to their interests. 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)
July 25, 2013 | Blog

Norm Ornstein writes that Republican efforts to stop Obamacare at all costs are unprecedented and contemptible. Continue reading

Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. speaks at a rally for immigration reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
July 18, 2013 | Blog

Rep. John Lewis told a Senate committee this week that new voting restrictions passed before last year’s election make it harder for voters to participate. Continue reading

Obama spring 2013 nominees for cabinet positions and agency heads
May 23, 2013

See a slideshow of nominees President Obama has been having trouble getting through the Senate, and where they currently stand. Continue reading

Apple CEO Tim Cook arrives on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, to testify before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent subcommittee on Investigations hearing to examine the methods employed by multinational corporations to shift profits offshore and how such activities are affected by the Internal Revenue Code. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 21, 2013 | Blog

Apple’s CEO says he welcomes a review of the U.S. corporate tax system, but his company has spent a lot of money lobbying Congress to keep the status quo. Continue reading

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