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NOW | "Votes for Sale?" | PBS

Duration: 05:54

View the entire show at www.pbs.org/now/shows/242/inde...

Can "clean campaigns" save our democracy? Check out this eye-opening preview to a special one-hour version of the PBS newsmagazine NOW. The show examines "clean campaigns," a movement to rid political elections of big money and special interest influence.

Impossible, you say? Already written into law in places like Arizona and Maine -- and the source of a contentious ballot proposition debate in California -- clean campaigns might revolutionize the way politicians run for office and inspire more everyday citizens to do the same. But are campaigning restrictions a violation of free speech? Get tuned in NOW.

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Post Date: October 18, 2006