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March 16, 2013

By Lili Shirley

Lessons of Watergate Scandal Still Resonate



Watergate Hotel Over the last 40 years, the Watergate scandal has been dissected every which way, but the lessons learned continue to shape our politics and legislation to this day.

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Topics: Open Government

March 11, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Video: Join POGO in Celebrating Sunshine Week



Danille Brian on Sunshine Week 2013 Watch the video with POGO's Danielle Brian to get caught up on the big open government victories from last year and some of the challenges ahead.

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Topics: Open Government

August 23, 2012

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The Parties Versus the People: An Interview with Mickey Edwards



No matter how dismal Congress may seem, it's not beyond repair, says former U.S. Rep. Mickey Edwards, who tells us how to fix the system in his new book, The Parties Versus the People.

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Topics: Government Accountability

November 2, 2012

By Danielle Brian

5 Steps to Curing Election Dysfunction



Government Accountability Gridlock and paralysis are the new norm in Congress, and this attitude is mirrored by the American public. But it doesn't have to be. Learn what we have to do to get America moving again.

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Topics: Open Government

August 28, 2012

By Angela Canterbury

10 Questions for the 2012 Candidates



10 Questions Screenshot POGO, OpenTheGovernment.org and ASNE have put together some questions we hope will spark important discussions about our government and democracy.

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Topics: Open Government, Whistleblower Protections

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The Congressional Management Foundation offers the Gold Mouse Awards annually to members of Congress who make the most of the opportunity the digital world offers them. POGO spoke with members of Rep. Mike Honda's communications team about their award.