I shall post videos, graphs, news stories, and other material. We shall use some of this material in class, and you may review the rest at your convenience. You will all receive invitations to post to the blog. I encourage you to use the blog in these ways:

· To post questions or comments;

· To follow up on class discussions;

· To post relevant news items or videos.

There are only two major limitations: no coarse language, and no derogatory comments about people at the Claremont Colleges.

The syllabus is at http://www1.cmc.edu/pages/faculty/JPitney/gov106-fall15.html


Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Lobbying Clips

The American League of Lobbyists describes what its members do:


"Thank You for Smoking" took a different perspective:


 A 60 Minutes interview with Jack Abramoff:


 How the Medicare prescription drug bill passed:


 Penn State lobbying: