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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

April 17, 2013 | Blog
Immigration reform might have a better chance than gun control in the Senate because the president hasn't adopted the cause.
Flowchart from Immigration Road
January 29, 2013 | Blog
A graphic illustrates one reason why America's path to citizenship needs some improvement.
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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

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January 25, 2013

Jessica González-Rojas and Lynn Paltrow join Bill to look at the issues fueling today’s reproductive rights debate. Continue reading

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