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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Small Stuff Democracy
Michigan Radio - Southern Michigan
You don't have to be a politician to have experience with democracy. In fact you don't even have to go to the polls. Many Americans spend their entire lives swimming in democratic concepts day in and day out. As Michigan Radio's Tamar Charney reports our sense of democracy is so ingrained that we look to voting and majority rule in our everyday lives. (7:23)

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Lessons from the fall: A losing candidate's reflections
Minnesota Public Radio - St. Paul, Minn.
For every candidate who wins an election, there is another who experiences the agony of defeat. Many of them are newcomers to the world of politics, who get an eye-opening look at the inside of a campaign, from door knocking to raising money. (03:58)

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