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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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    The Political Machine and Thomas Pendergast

    Pat O’Neill and Jason Roe discuss how Thomas Pendergast’s influence helped shape Kansas City and…

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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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    The Gilded Age

    The Gilded Age was a time of rapid growth in the U.S. As the country expanded, immigration was on 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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    The Millennial View of Government

    For most of the 20th century, the Executive branch of government has taken on a much more central role…

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    Election Law

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

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    Congressional Investigations

    Throughout history, Congress has used its implied powers contained in the Constitution to launch…

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    Senate Investigations: Teapot Dome

    Senate Historian Donald Ritchie explains the circumstances surrounding the Teapot Dome scandal.

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    Whitewater Investigation: Judge Ken Starr

    Judge Starr spoke about the Whitewater investigation which he conducted beginning in 1994 and the…

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    The History of the Military-Industrial Complex

    Kate Epstein talked about about the history of the relationship between the U.S. military and the…

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    Special Interest Groups and Government Regulation

    Dick Carpenter talked about how special interest groups advocate for government regulations to benefit their businesses, particularly through occupational licenses. (* Please note that this Bell Ringer features two Video Clips)

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    The African-American Liberation Movement

    American History TV presented live coverage from the National Museum of African American History and…

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    What is a Lobbyist?

    Tom Holyoke, author of The Ethical Lobbyist: Reforming Washington’s Influence Industry, uses his…

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    The Influence of Money in Politics

    Former Representative Tim Roemer and former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about the…

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    Wasteful Federal Spending Report

    Senator James Lankford (R-OK) gave an overview of the 2016 "Federal Fumbles" report, which details $247…

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    Gun Legislation Debate and Vote

    A look at the four gun control measures debated and voted on in the Senate. All four proposals failed.…

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    Role of Money in Politics Clip

    Nick Penniman talked about the amount of money in the U.S. political process and the influence of this…

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    President Obama's Executive Action on Gun Control

    President Obama announced several executive actions aimed at reducing gun violence, including increased…

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