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    • Corruption in America

    • From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United
    • By: Zephyr Teachout
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For two centuries, the Framers' ideas about political corruption flourished in the courts, even in the absence of clear rules governing voters, civil officers, and elected officials. In the 1970s, the U.S. Supreme Court began to narrow the definition of corruption, and the meaning has since changed dramatically. No case makes that clearer than Citizens United.

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    • By Ben P. on 01-02-17

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    • Follow the Money

    • By: Brooke Gladstone, Bob Garfield, Matthew Rosenberg, and others
    • Length: 49 mins
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    As the Trump-Russia saga continues to unfold, how the Obama administration spent its final days scrambling to preserve evidence of Russian interference in the election. Also, the old Soviet-era art of "kremlinology" is back — but does it really help us understand what Putin is thinking? Plus, a potential key to unveiling Trump’s tax returns, how our understanding of corruption has strayed from the vision of the founders, and more.

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