• I’m Just a Bill Parody | Follow The Money | TakePart
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    I’m Just a Bill Parody | Follow The Money | TakePart

    Phew, you sure got to climb a lot of steps to get to this capitol building here in Washington. But I wander who that sad little scrap of paper is I’m just a bill! Oh yes! I’m only a bill just trying to get through on capitol hill. I thought the power of my ideas would carry the deal but i’ve been told that it doesn’t work that way Cuz the lobby game has come to town, with lots of money to pay To pay They hail from K Street, with influential thoughts that roomies and TV spots Hired to make opinions sway now red or blue their parties are…

  • Political Parties: Crash Course Government and Politics #40
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    Political Parties: Crash Course Government and Politics #40

    Hi, I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics and today we’re gonna talk about parties. Woo! Yeah! No, not those kind of parties. We’re talking about political parties, which can be a lot less fun. Woo. [Theme Music] So, today we’re talking about why we have political parties and the role of parties in American politics. But before we dive into the pool – some would say a cesspool – that is political parties, let’s have a definition. Political party: a team of politicians, activists and voters whose goal is to win control of government. So kind of an important point: the goal of a party is…