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May 22, 2009

Health Care Reform: Dr. David Himmelstein & Dr. Sidney Wolfe
Washington's abuzz about health care, but why isn't a single-payer plan an option on the table? Public Citizen's Dr. Sidney Wolfe and Physicians for a National Health Program's Dr. David Himmelstein on the political and logistical feasibility of health care reform.
May 8, 2009

Senator Dick Durbin on The Politics of Big Money
As the banking stress test results come in, the JOURNAL takes a closer look at money's stranglehold on politics. Bill Moyers speaks with Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) on campaign finance reform, big lobbying, and making Washington work for the people rather than special interests.
February 20, 2009

Robert G. Kaiser
Robert G. Kaiser has been following Beltway politics for THE WASHINGTON POST for nearly 50 years. This week on the Journal, Bill Moyers talks with Kaiser about his new book, SO DAMN MUCH MONEY: THE TRIUMPH OF LOBBYING AND THE CORROSION OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT.
August 1, 2008

Capitol Crimes
With former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who is already serving five and a half years, expected to be sentenced on other charges next month, Bill Moyers takes viewers back to the scene of the crime in this update of "Capitol Crimes." The program examines the web of relationships, secret deals and political manipulation that exposes the use and abuse of power in American politics.
April 11, 2008

The Farm Bill
What's in the farm bill? And, what's behind the debate over its passage.
March 14, 2008

Government Oversight
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL examines the reality of waste and abuse of power in Washington with a look at the investigations being conducted by Congress's Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
January 25, 2008

Buying the Bench?
Judicial Selection: Find Out Who's Picking Your Judges
October 19, 2007

Tracking Defense Dollars
Reflections on the military-industrial complex in the 21st century.
July 27, 2007

Earmark Reform?
With corruption on the minds of many voters in the 2006 midterm elections, has the new Congress made real strides in curbing the abuse of earmarks?
Why Earmarks Matter
Article by by Ryan Alexander, President of Taxpayers for Common Sense.
June 22, 2007

Investigative Journalist Ken Silverstein
Washington Editor of HARPER'S Magazine, Ken Silverstein, discusses his latest article in which he ventures undercover to reveal the inner-workings of the Washington lobbying world.
Poll: Undercover Journalism
Do you think undercover investigations like those used in Ken Silverstein's recent report compromise journalistic credibility?
June 1, 2007

Cleaning House: Congressional Ethics
With Democrats in charge in DC the JOURNAL asks what's the state of the ethical reforms under consideration in Congress
Public Citizen's Joan Claybrook
Joan Claybrook on ethics reform bills in Congress.
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