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Watchdog Podcast: What can be learned from Trump’s victory?

By   /  May 27, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, National, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Donald Trump has locked up a majority of the delegates. He will be the Republican presidential nominee in 2016.

Now what?

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Watchdog Podcast: Google’s influence in the White House; Philly put convicts on buses with kids

By   /  May 20, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, Podcast, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Top lobbyists and executives with Google have no trouble getting a meeting with President Barack Obama.

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Watchdog Podcast: Donald Trump wins GOP race; Puerto Rico could get a bailout

By   /  May 13, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, National, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Donald Trump, incredibly, has locked up the Republican nomination. As bad as that is, a bailout for Puerto Rico could be even worse.

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Watchdog Podcast: ‘I don’t think you could design a worse public policy if you tried’

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, Podcast, Power Abuse, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Clark Neily thought he had seen government at its worst.

Then he started working on civil forfeiture cases.

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Watchdog Podcast: Delegate rules highlight Pennsylvania primary battle

By   /  April 22, 2016  /  Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, News, Pennsylvania, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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After a big win in New York, presidential frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton turn their attention to Pennsylvania and other northeastern states that hold their primary elections on Tuesday.

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Watchdog Podcast: Travel bans to Mississippi, NC don’t make much sense

By   /  April 15, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, Mississippi, North Carolina, Podcast, Power Abuse, State Government, Vermont, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Since the passage of religious freedom laws (or anti-LGBT laws if you prefer) in Mississippi and North Carolina, a number of other states have banned government travel to those places. The bans are largely symbolic (and almost comically hypocritical), but do they actually serve a purpose? Watchdog’s Bruce Parker joins Eric Boehm on this week’s edition […]

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