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    Super PAC Spending in the 2018 Midterm Elections

    CQ Roll Call lobbying reporter Kate Ackley discussed the amount of spending by big money groups during…

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    Different Types of Political Action Committees (PACs)

    CQ Roll Call lobbying reporter Kate Ackley discussed the differences between various types of PACs and…

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    What is Dark Money?

    Issue One’s Michael Beckel talked about the findings of the group’s year-long investigation into…

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    Ballot Measures and Direct Democracy

    The Hill National Correspondent Reid Wilson discusses ballot measures and ways that voters can…

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    The Taft-Hartley Act and Right-to-Work Laws

    In the first clip, President of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, Mark Mix talked…

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    Stock Trading Rules for Members of Congress

    Bill Allison talked about rules for members of Congress on stock holdings and trading.

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    Leadership PACs

    Issue One’s Meredith McGehee talked about leadership Political Action Committees (PACs) which allow…

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    The Role of the Federal Election Commission

    Dave Levinthal, reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, discussed the Federal Election Commission…

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    Great Debates in the US Congress

    In this lesson, students will work in groups in the jigsaw format to research moments where vigorous…

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    Campaign Finance Laws and Enforcement

    Dave Levinthal, Reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, discussed the origin of the Federal…

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    The Impact of Citizens United v. FEC

    Christian Berg, former Deputy General Counsel for Citizens United, and Meredith McGehee, Policy Director…

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    Quid Pro Quo Rules and Campaign Contributions

    Christian Berg, former Deputy General Counsel for Citizens United, and Meredith McGehee, Policy Director…

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    Restrictions on Super PACs and Candidates

    Meredith McGehee, Policy Director at the Campaign Legal Center, and Christian Berg, former Deputy…

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    Tony Mecia on Lobbying During the Trump Administration

    Tony Mecia talked about the increase in lobbyist spending by companies and trade associations during the…

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    Regulating Lobbying in Congress

    James Thurber, Founder and Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American…

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    Smear Tactics and Public Opinion

    Journalist Sharyl Attkisson talked about how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion.

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    History of the NRA & Gun Legislation

    Author Adam Winkler describes the creation and development of the NRA from the post-Civil War Era to the…

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    Henry George: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age

    The Gilded Age was a time in which the United States experienced economic growth, great social change…

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    NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre on Gun Rights

    NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre talked about gun rights on “Face the Nation.” Earlier in the week, more than…

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    Election Laws dealing with Interactions with Foreign Governments

    Lawrence Noble explains the pertinence of election laws to campaign interactions with foreign nationals…

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