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July 23, 2018

By Sarah Turberville

“Zero Tolerance” and Border Crisis Need Congressional Oversight



CBP detention facility POGO is calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to begin an investigation into the crisis of immigration enforcement and detention along our nation’s southwest border.

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Topics: Government Accountability

July 20, 2018

By Elizabeth "Liz" Hempowicz

POGO’s Suggestions to Congress: Oversight to Counter Foreign Interference



Helsinki Members of Congress expressing disapproval of President Trump’s comments in Helsinki about Russian election interference can and should also conduct oversight of eight issue areas relating to foreign interference in our democratic systems.

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Topics: Government Accountability

July 19, 2018

By Andrea Peterson

FCC Chairman Throws a Wrench in Proposed Sinclair-Tribune Merger—At Least for Now



Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media Company logos on a wall of televisions. The deal would make Sinclair an unparalleled local-television behemoth.

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Topics: Government Accountability

July 13, 2018

By Bonnie Goldstein

Paper Cuts: No Match for Mother’s Milk



United Nations World Health Organization defends breastfeeding newborns against corporate interests Baby-food makers latch on to breastfeeding policy to sell formula.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

July 11, 2018

By Neil Gordon

Chamber Music: Corporations Attain Harmony with Federal Corruption Laws



The US Chamber of Commerce building in Washington, DC. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce lately seems to have softened its longstanding opposition to the False Claims Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the federal government’s most powerful tools for deterring corporate corruption and protecting taxpayer mo

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Topics: Contract Oversight

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