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February 5, 2010

Moyers on Money and Politics
View a collection or reports on the influence of money on American politics.
The Legal Scholar and the Libertarian
Libertarian journalist Nick Gillespie and legal scholar Lawrence Lessig discuss public financing of campaigns and the effects of money on politics.
What's Next for Campaign Finance?
In the wake of a controversial Supreme Court decision giving corporations and unions more freedom to spend on elections, many federal and state lawmakers are hoping to curb Citizens United V. FEC's effect on elections. Find out how some legislators are fighting to curb Big Money spending even as the Court invalidates laws in 24 states aimed at keeping elections clean.
January 29, 2010

Campaign Finance Laws by State
Twenty-four states currently have laws which restrict or ban corporate spending in elections. Below, you will find a list of state statutes that may be affected by Citizens United v. F.E.C.
The Court and Campaign Finance
The JOURNAL explores what the Supreme Court's decision means for campaign finance reform and the future of our democracy with legal experts Monica Youn, of the Brennan Center for Law and Justice at NYU School of Law and Zephyr Teachout, of Fordham University's School of Law.
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.
December 5, 2008

Russ Feingold
As one of the most progressive voices in the Senate who also campaigned for President-elect Obama, what does Russ Feingold (D-WI) expect of the next four years? Bill Moyers sits down with the Wisconsin Senator to find out his perspectives on progressivism and its role in the new administration, and to ask him what changes he'd like to see in the Obama Presidency.
November 7, 2008

Kevin Phillips on Obama's Challenge
Does Barack Obama's victory mean a new and permanent political alignment in American politics? Bill Moyers speaks with Kevin Phillips about how America has changed since Phillips penned THE EMERGING REPUBLICAN MAJORITY 40 years ago.
October 31, 2008

Can Washington Change?
Can the stranglehold of money on politics be broken? Bill Moyers sits down with Joan Claybrook, president of Public Citizen, and Bob Edgar, president and CEO of Common Cause, to discuss how Beltway business as usual may stand in the way of real change in Washington.
Jamieson and Loury on Making History
The Annenberg Public Policy Center's Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Brown University's Glenn Loury on the final days of a historic election cycle.
October 17, 2008

Mark Crispin Miller on Voter Protection
Bill Moyers sits down with Mark Crispin Miller, professor of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU, who has been following voter fraud allegations in his blog News from the Underground. An expert on propaganda and media, Miller's book LOSER TAKES ALL is an anthology of writings covering election fraud.
Roberto Lovato and Linda Chavez
Roberto Lovato and Linda Chavez on politics two weeks before the election.
October 10, 2008

Going Negative, Campaign 2008
Bill Moyers checks in with JOURNAL contributor and director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center Kathleen Hall Jamieson on how dirty politics will play out in this final stretch to the election.
October 3, 2008

Red, White and Blue Media
The JOURNAL takes an in-depth look at the news of the week to sort out the media-frenzied hype from the facts the public needs to know. Factcheck.org's Kathleen Hall Jamieson and ON THE MEDIA's Brooke Gladstone dissect the campaign coverage.
September 26, 2008

Debate Watching Tips
Campaign analyst Kathleen Hall Jamieson offers her tips for watching the debates.
September 12, 2008

Campaign Media Analysis
Media experts Brooke Gladstone and Les Payne take stock of how the media have fared in the 2008 cycle. Do political partisans on both sides prefer propaganda to the facts
August 29, 2008

Democratic Direction: Katrina vanden Heuvel and Adolph Reed Jr.
In the historic moment of the first African-American nominee for President, Bill Moyers sits down with Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and University of Pennsylvania professor of political science Adolph Reed, Jr. to discuss the promises from the DNC and expectations of Barack Obama.
Is the South Solid?
There are must-win states for both candidates in the South. Can either change historic voting patterns?
One State, Two State, Red State, Blue State: Merle and Earl Black on Southern and Swing State Politics
Bill Moyers speaks with political analysts Merle and Earl Black, who've tracked the American electorate for years. They will discuss how American demographics ? particularly votes from the Southern and the swing states, such as Ohio and Pennsylvania ? will influence the campaign and the election.
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