Interest Groups and Lobbying

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CLIP: Campaign Finance and Citizens United Ruling
FEC Commissioner Lee Goodman talked about the new rules on political party funding, the future of political speech online, and the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling.
January 15, 2015 : 10 min. 47 sec.

CLIP: Gun Rights and Gun Control
Jonathan Lowy and Larry Pratt talked about gun rights and gun control, including the pros and cons of stronger background check regulations.
December 15, 2014 : 3 min. 50 sec.

CLIP: Midterm Election Fundraising and Campaign Spending
Center for Responsive Politics Director Sheila Krumholz talked about campaign spending by the parties, outside interest groups, and candidates in the nation’s most expensive Campaign 2014 races.
October 22, 2014 : 6 min. 6 sec.

CLIP: Congressional Ethics
Government Affairs Lobbyist Craig Holman discusses the role of the Office of Congressional Ethics in reviewing, investigating, and either referring or dismissing cases of ethical violations.
October 16, 2014 : 6 min. 52 sec.

CLIP: Social Media and Campaign 2014
Darren Samuelsohn talked about the use of digital and social media by political campaigns and how the importance of online outreach was changing traditional campaign methods.
October 12, 2014 : 5 min. 9 sec.

CLIP: Money and Campaign 2014
Shira Center talked about the amount of money raised and spent by congressional committees and major interest groups in the 2014 midterm elections.
October 11, 2014 : 7 min. 19 sec.

Corporate Money's Influence in Washington
New York Times correspondent Michael Schmidt talked about his New York Times story examining corporations and their influence in Washington.
March 13, 2014 : 38 min. 10 sec.

Wasteful Federal Spending
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) spoke to reporters about Wastebook 2013, his annual report on “egregious” federal spending.
December 18, 2013 : 26 min. 46 sec.

Lobbyists at Work
Beth Leech talked about her book, Lobbyists at Work, in which she profiles various lobbyists working in Washington, DC, to highlight the role they play in our political system
June 2, 2013 : 58 min. 24 sec.

The Role of Political Protests
C-SPAN talked to scholar David Meyer and took viewer comments on the role of protests and social movements in the political process.
April 3, 2013 : 59 min.
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