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This Week's Showdown: Freedom Act Vs. Patriot Act

Friday, May 29, 2015

 Three provisions of the Patriot Act are set to expire this weekend, unless a gridlocked Congress manages to find a last minute solution.

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Present at the Creation

Friday, May 29, 2015

A mere six weeks after 9/11, the USA PATRIOT Act was passed. Brooke and Bob relive the act's conception amid a climate of fear, confusion, and deceit.

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You Can Watch Congress Edit Wikipedia

Friday, July 11, 2014

A number of Twitter bots are monitoring Wikipedia edits made from national legislatures around the world. 

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A Viral Video From Your Government

Friday, April 27, 2012

The United States Senate has taken a page from Invisible Children's playbook and produced a video about bringing Joseph Kony to justice that they hope will go viral. Bob speaks with Senator Chris Coons, the chairman of the Senate subcommittee on African Affairs and one of the senators behind the video. 

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