Thursday, Jun 14 2007

Non-Partisan Election Reform

With presidential primaries just seven months away, many states are working to restore Americans' confidence in the fairness of elections. From legislation to combat voter deception to controversial voter ID laws, Kojo explores how far...

Thursday, Jun 14 2007

Showdown Over Earmarks and Pork Barrels

Politicians in both parties agree that limiting pet projects would create a leaner, more efficient budget. But most remain committed to "bringing home the bacon" for their home districts. So as Congress takes on a dozen massive spending...

Thursday, Jun 14 2007

Endangered Species Compromise

It's taken three weeks of heated negotiations for conservation groups and members of the international community to reach a compromise on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). We'll find out what protections...

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