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  Corruption, Then and Now
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Congressional Corruption Cancer
Aired 1/26/2006

Scandal is in the air in Washington, DC, and the name of one man is leading the headline parade -- Jack Abramoff. He has touched off a firestorm of investigation. Legal terms like subpoenas, charging papers, plea bargains, indictments, and perp walks are giving America a crash course in corruption. Congressional elections are less than a year away. Will the voters throw the rascals out? And who are the rascals? Is corruption here to stay?
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  Norman Ornstein
    resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of íThe Broken Branch: How Congress is Failing America and How to Get it Back on Trackí

Originally Aired: 1/26/2006

   
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Here are some previous Think Tank programs that may be of interest.
The Future of the Constitution, Part One
  aired 7/6/2006
John Rawls
  aired 3/9/2006
Corruption, Then and Now
  aired 1/19/2006


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