- Making News: GAO to Investigate Election Complaints
Congress has received more than 57,000 complaints about this month-s election, and they-re still pouring in at the rate of one every minute. That-s according to Michigan-s John Conyers and other Democrats, who-ve asked the General Accounting Office to investigate. While the GAO says it won-t address every charge, it will look into those that have caused a loss of voter confidence in the democratic process, says Dan Seligson, editor of the non-partisan web site Electionline.org.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Yes Men and 'Identity Correction'
Selling votes to the highest bidder was just one of the ideas proposed in presentations--complete with flow charts and economic jargon-at conferences on world trade. The presenters, satirists trying to make fun of the World Trade Organization, were astonished to find they were being taken seriously. Mike Bonanno is one of the people who call themselves The Yes Men. (This segment was originally broadcast on May 7.)
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