Pogo Pogo is the nickname of a Washington watchdog group otherwise known as the Project on Government Oversight. Pogo helps and encourages whistle-blowers inside the government to uncover fraud. In recent years, it's been trying to make oil companies pay more for the oil they drill for on federal lands. But recent Pogo efforts may have back-fired on Pogo, as some on Capitol Hill now want to cite the group for contempt-of-Congress. NPR's Peter Overby reports. (5:00) CUTAWAY MUSIC - Cut 3 from the CD "A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular" by Hooverville, copyright 1996, Sony Music
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Pogo is the nickname of a Washington watchdog group otherwise known as the Project on Government Oversight. Pogo helps and encourages whistle-blowers inside the government to uncover fraud. In recent years, it's been trying to make oil companies pay more for the oil they drill for on federal lands. But recent Pogo efforts may have back-fired on Pogo, as some on Capitol Hill now want to cite the group for contempt-of-Congress. NPR's Peter Overby reports. (5:00) CUTAWAY MUSIC - Cut 3 from the CD "A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular" by Hooverville, copyright 1996, Sony Music