That Democracy Show
rlpaulproductions and WAMU - Washington, DC
How do American youth deal with politics, power, race, fairness and government? Comedy Central's Mo Rocca hosted this three-hour live special, giving youth a chance to discuss and argue their views of democracy and the culture it has spawned. During the show, listeners joined a live Webcast and online chat about democracy, and called in.

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Whose Vote Counts?
American RadioWorks and the Center for Investigative Reporting - St. Paul, MN
In the last presidential election, as many as six million votes weren't counted because of antiquated voting machines and confusion at the polls. America pledged to overhaul its voting system, but are we ready for 2004? American RadioWorks and the Center for Investigative Reporting try to find out. (51:45)

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Keeping it Clean
KJZZ - Phoenix, AZ
The Clean Campaign movement encourages public financing of campaigns and forces candidates to agree to raise the bulk of their money from citizens. Mark Moran reports on whether this effort is really cleaning up campaigns and how it's faring in other states. (04:08)
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Campaign finance, European-Style
Marketplace - Los Angeles
As opposed to the lucre-soaked U.S. political process, not quite as much money flows in European election campaigns. So, what kinds of advantages do politicians use to get around campaign finance rules? And, what do astute political observers across "The Pond" say about the American way? Stephen Beard reports. (03:44)

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Independent Media in a Time of War and Elections
Democracy Now! - New York, NY
Democracy Now!'s live hour broadcast links the invasion and occupation of Iraq and the human stories of both Iraqis and U.S. soldiers and their families, to Washington power politics and the presidential election. Join Amy Goodman at the Media Reform Conference in Madison for an online chat on Nov. 8. (59:00)

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