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Former Kentucky Secretary of State Faces Ethics Charges

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The Billionaires Tax Isn't New

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Burr's Brother-in-Law Called Stock Broker, One Minute After Getting Off Phone With Senator

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Oath Keepers in the State House: How a Militia Movement Took Root in the Republican Mainstream

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Top Trump Fundraiser Boasted of Raising $3 Million to Support Jan. 6 "Save America" Rally

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Trump Won the County in a Landslide. His Supporters Still Hounded the Elections Administrator Until She Resigned.

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"God's Will Is Being Thwarted." Even in Solid Republican Counties, Hard-Liners Seek More Partisan Control of Elections.

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Trump's Mar-a-Lago Buddies Tried to Get the VA to Sell Access to Veterans' Medical Records

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January 6 Select Committee Subpoenas Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Other Top Aides

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House Bill Would Blow Up the Massive IRAs of the Superwealthy

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Declassifying the 9/11 Investigation

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Heeding Steve Bannon's Call, Election Deniers Organize to Seize Control of the GOP — and Reshape America's Elections

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How the Trump Tax Law Created a Loophole That Lets Top Executives Net Millions by Slashing Their Own Salaries

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Secret IRS Files Reveal How Much the Ultrawealthy Gained by Shaping Trump's "Big, Beautiful Tax Cut"

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Oregon Lawmakers Set Out to Increase the Timber Industry's Tax Bill. Instead, They Cut It Again.

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1 month ago

Leading Manhattan DA Candidate Has Repeatedly Paid Virtually No Federal Income Taxes

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6 months ago

How Josh Hawley and Marjorie Taylor Greene Juiced Their Fundraising Numbers

7 months ago

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8 months ago

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The Government Donald Trump Left Behind

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Biden Inaugural Confronts the Jan. 6 Riot Head-On, Calls for an End to "This Uncivil War"

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10 months ago

Twitter and YouTube Banned Steve Bannon. Apple Still Gives Him Millions of Listeners.

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South Carolina's Governor Addresses Magistrate Judge Controversy by Urging Changes

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The Radicalization of Kevin Greeson

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She Photographed Police Abuse at a 2014 BLM March Then Watched the Image Go Viral During Capitol Riot

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John Kerry, Biden's Climate Czar, Talks About Saving the Planet

11 months ago

VA Secretary Focused on Smearing Woman Who Said She Was Sexually Assaulted in a VA Hospital, Probe Finds

11 months ago

Sen. David Perdue Sold His Home to a Finance Industry Official Whose Organization Was Lobbying the Senate

11 months ago

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11 months ago

How Dozens of Trump's Political Appointees Will Stay in Government After Biden Takes Over

11 months ago

Trump Races to Weaken Environmental and Worker Protections, and Implement Other Last-Minute Policies, Before Jan. 20

1 year ago

Tracking the Trump Administration's "Midnight Regulations"

1 year ago

Georgia Senator David Perdue Privately Pushed for a Tax Break for Rich Sports Teamowners

1 year ago

Junior Staffer Says Top Alaska Official Told Her to Keep Allegations of Misconduct Secret

1 year ago

Trump Campaign Officials Started Pressuring Georgia's Secretary of State Long Before the Election

1 year ago

Trump ganó Florida tras publicar un anuncio falso que vinculaba a Biden con los socialistas venezolanos

1 year ago

Trump Won Florida After Running a False Ad Tying Biden to Venezuelan Socialists

1 year ago

El mito del voto latino y lo que los medios pueden aprender del 2020

1 year ago

The Myth of the Latino Vote and What Newsrooms Must Learn From 2020

1 year ago

The Unexpected Benefits of Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Polling

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Electionland 2020: How Election Day Went

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1 year ago

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1 year ago

Robocalls Told at Least 800,000 Swing State Residents to "Stay Home" on Election Day. The FBI Is Investigating.

1 year ago

Philadelphia niega la acusación de la campaña de Trump de que prohíbe a los observadores electorales republicanos

1 year ago

Guía de ProPublica sobre las leyes y demandas electorales de 2020

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Electionland de ProPublica: El estado del Día de las Elecciones de 2020

1 year ago

Philadelphia Denies Trump Campaign Allegation of Banning Republican Poll Watchers

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ProPublica's Electionland: The State of Election Day 2020

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ProPublica's Guide to 2020 Election Laws and Lawsuits

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Varias celebridades gastaron millones de dólares para que ex convictos de Florida pudieran votar. ¿Marcarán alguna diferencia?

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La importancia del caso Bush vs. Gore en la elección de 2020

1 year ago

Celebrities Spent Millions So Florida Felons Could Vote. Will It Make a Difference?

1 year ago

Why Bush v. Gore Still Matters in 2020

1 year ago

How to "Follow the Money" in an Election

1 year ago

Cómo seguir la pista del dinero en una elección

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Susan Collins Backed Down From a Fight With Private Equity. Now They're Underwriting Her Reelection.

1 year ago

How to Follow a Local Political Race

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Cómo seguir una contienda política local

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Qué hacer si cambia de opinión y decide votar en persona y no por correo

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El atascamiento partidista en la Comisión Estatal Electoral de Wisconsin frustra a electores y funcionarios locales

1 year ago

¿Los cubanoamericanos le darán el triunfo a Trump en Florida?

1 year ago

With All Eyes on Wisconsin, Partisan Gridlock at State Elections Commission Frustrates Voters and Local Officials

1 year ago

Could Trump's Success With Cuban American Voters Help Tip Florida His Way?

1 year ago

Veterans Affairs Secretary Headlines GOP Fundraiser as COVID-19 Cases Surge

1 year ago

Inside the Fall of the CDC

1 year ago

Millions of Mail-In Votes Have Already Been Cast in Battleground States. Track Their Progress Here.

1 year ago

Robert Lighthizer Blew Up 60 Years of Trade Policy. Nobody Knows What Happens Next.

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Inside the Utility Company Lobbying Blitz That Will Hike Electric Bills

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Your Guide to Voting in Illinois

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DOJ Frees Federal Prosecutors to Take Steps That Could Interfere With Elections, Weakening Long-standing Policy

1 year ago

In Florida, the Gutting of a Landmark Law Leaves Few Felons Likely to Vote

1 year ago

Electionland 2020: North Carolina Mail Voting, In-Person Voting Starts, Naked Ballots and More

1 year ago

Gov. Jim Justice's Companies Have Now Reached $140 Million in Lawsuit Settlements and Judgments Over Unpaid Bills

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When Is a Meeting Not a Meeting and a Lawmaker Not a Lawmaker? When It's Lori Lightfoot's Chicago.

1 year ago

In North Carolina, Black Voters' Mail-In Ballots Much More Likely to Be Rejected Than Those From Any Other Race

1 year ago

Trump's Vaccine Czar Refuses to Give Up Stock in Drug Company Involved in His Government Role

1 year ago

ProPublica's Pandemic Guide to Making Sure Your Vote Counts

1 year ago

The Woman Propositioned by Alaska's Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time

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Rick Perry's Ukrainian Dream

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As Trump Calls for Law and Order, Can Chicago's Top Prosecutor Beat the Charge That She's Soft on Crime?

1 year ago

Alaska's Attorney General Resigns Hours After We Published "Uncomfortable" Texts He Sent to a Younger Colleague

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What the Post Office Needs to Survive a Pandemic Election

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Kamala Harris Reading Guide: The Best Reporting on the Vice Presidential Candidate

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This Billionaire Governor Keeps Firing Top Officials When He Has a Crisis

1 year ago

How Hotel Chains Got a Slice of Government Aid for Small Businesses

1 year ago

Justice Department Is Scrutinizing Takeover of Credit Karma by Intuit, Maker of TurboTax

1 year ago

Bill Barr Has Done This Before

1 year ago

The Disinfomercial: How Larry King Got Duped Into Starring in Chinese Propaganda

1 year ago

How Voter-Fraud Hysteria and Partisan Bickering Ate American Election Oversight

1 year ago

Inside One Huge Company's (Mostly) Successful Campaign to Escape Trump's Tariffs

1 year ago

The Cuomo Administration Hasn't Said Which Nursing Homes Were Infected With COVID-19 After Its Order Sent Positive Patients Into Them

1 year ago

Andrew Cuomo's Report on Controversial Nursing Home Policy for COVID Patients Prompts More Controversy

1 year ago

Three Takeaways From the Supreme Court's Decisions on Trump's Tax and Financial Documents

1 year ago

Electionland 2020: NJ Primary, CDC Election Guidance, Fall Voting Plans and More

1 year ago

Companies Owned by This Billionaire Governor Received up to $24 Million in Bailout Loans

1 year ago

Why Do People Want to See Donald Trump's Tax Returns?

1 year ago

An Employee at a Private Sports Club Owned by This Billionaire Governor Tested Positive for Coronavirus

1 year ago

Has the IRS Hit Bottom?

1 year ago

One of America's Wealthiest States Might Pass Up an Opportunity to Tackle Housing Segregation

1 year ago

The Indian Health Service Wants to Return 1 Million KN95 Masks It Bought From a Former White House Official

1 year ago

Oyster, Air Fryer and Bicycle Companies Say Their Goods Are Essential to Fighting Coronavirus So They Can Get Tariff Relief

1 year ago

Stop Seizing Paychecks, Senators Write to Capital One and Other Debt Collectors

1 year ago

The Governor Urged Businesses to Reopen Safely, but a Restaurant at His Luxury Resort Didn't, Complaints Say

1 year ago

What the Trump Campaign Is Up To on YouTube (Hint: It Involves Aliens, Bin Laden and Ivanka)

1 year ago

An Illustrated History of Government Agencies Twisting the Truth to Align With White House Misinformation

1 year ago

Inside the Trump Administration's Decision to Leave the World Health Organization

1 year ago

Democratic Senators Call for USAID to Investigate Anti-LGBT, Anti-Muslim Comments by Appointees

1 year ago

The Postal Service Is Steadily Getting Worse — Can It Handle a National Mail-In Election?

1 year ago

"I Can't Speak Negatively About the President," Says Official Charged With Stimulus Oversight

1 year ago

We Reported on Corporate Tax Breaks in the Rust Belt. Now Officials Want Tougher Enforcement.

1 year ago

Contractors for Trump's Controversial $3 Billion Food Aid Program Have Hired a Longtime Lobbyist to Tout Their Work

1 year ago

Law Enforcement Files Discredit Brian Kemp's Accusation That Democrats Tried to Hack the Georgia Election

1 year ago

Electionland 2020: Trump on Vote by Mail, Poll Worker PPE, Naturalizations and More

1 year ago

This Billionaire Governor's Been Sued Over Unpaid Bills. A Judge Just Ordered Him to Pay More.

1 year ago

A Closer Look at Federal COVID Contractors Reveals Inexperience, Fraud Accusations and a Weapons Dealer Operating Out of Someone's House

1 year ago

States Are Reopening: See How Coronavirus Cases Rise or Fall

1 year ago

A Trump Official Tried to Fast-Track Funding for His Friend's Unproven COVID-19 "Treatment," Whistleblower Says

1 year ago

The Justice Department Accidentally Released the Name of Saudi Official Suspected of Helping the 9/11 Hijackers

1 year ago

ProPublica Joins News Organizations in Suing for Small Business Program Loan Info

1 year ago

Ignoring Trump and Right-Wing Think Tanks, Red States Expand Vote by Mail

1 year ago

These Companies Got Millions in Tax Breaks to Bring Jobs to Youngstown. They Created Next to None.

1 year ago

Why a Struggling Rust Belt City Pinned Its Revival on a Self-Chilling Beverage Can

1 year ago

On the Same Day Sen. Richard Burr Dumped Stock, So Did His Brother-in-Law. Then the Market Crashed.

1 year ago

The Bigoted, Conspiratorial Rants of Rudy Giuliani's Radio Show

1 year ago

A Conservative Legal Group Significantly Miscalculated Data in a Report on Mail-In Voting

1 year ago

Whether the Ballot You Mail Is Counted May Depend on Where You Vote

1 year ago

Grieving Families Need Help Paying for COVID-19 Burials, but Trump Hasn't Released the Money

1 year ago

Health Insurers to Investors: We're Good. Health Insurers to Lawmakers: Please Help.

1 year ago

Did He Talk About Her? VA Secretary Changes His Story Amid Allegations He Sought Dirt on House Staffer.

1 year ago

How Jared Kushner Is Tackling the White House's Coronavirus Response — Without Any Evident Experience

1 year ago

Leaked Recordings Reveal Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Firmly in Charge and City Alderman Left Largely on the Sidelines

1 year ago

Congress Is Investigating Whether a Ventilator Company Is Gouging the U.S. — and Why the Government Is Letting It Happen

1 year ago

Trump Administration Officials Warned Against Halting Funding to WHO, Leaked Memo Shows

1 year ago

Attorney General Barr Refuses to Release 9/11 Documents to Families of the Victims

1 year ago

Millions of Americans Might Not Get Stimulus Checks. Some Might Be Tricked Into Paying TurboTax to Get Theirs.

11 months ago

Senator Richard Burr Sold D.C. Townhouse to Donor at a Rich Price

1 year ago

Senate Intel Chair Sold Dutch Fertilizer Stock in 2018, Right Before a Collapse

1 year ago

How Tea Party Budget Battles Left the National Emergency Medical Stockpile Unprepared for Coronavirus

1 year ago

Rural Counties Consider an Alternative Type of Social Distancing — Kicking Chicago Out of Illinois

1 year ago

We're Making Public Records Requests to Help Us Cover the Coronavirus. Tell Us What We Should Be Asking For.

1 year ago

The White House Asked Manufacturers for Help, Then Gave Them No Clear Instructions

1 year ago

The Senator Who Dumped His Stocks Before the Coronavirus Crash Has Asked Ethics Officials for a "Complete Review"

1 year ago

Here's Why Florida Got All the Emergency Medical Supplies It Requested While Other States Did Not

1 year ago

Senator Dumped Up to $1.7 Million of Stock After Reassuring Public About Coronavirus Preparedness

1 year ago

No, President Trump, the Coronavirus Is Nothing Like H1N1 Swine Flu Either

1 year ago

Elections May Have to Change During the Coronavirus Outbreak. Here's How.

1 year ago

During Tuesday's Illinois Primary, Chicago Alderman and Former Firefighter Nicholas Sposato Delivered Pizzas at the Polls as His Ward Office Remained Open

1 year ago

The RNC Gave Big Contracts to Companies Linked to Its Chairwoman's Husband and Political Backers

1 year ago

Trump's Company Paid Bribes to Reduce Property Taxes, Assessors Say

1 year ago

As Commerce Dept. Starts Regulating Some Gun Exports, Experts Worry It Doesn't Have All the Info It Needs

1 year ago

Members of Congress Have a New Strategy for Ethics Investigations: Stonewalling

1 year ago

Some Election-Related Websites Still Run on Vulnerable Software Older Than Many High Schoolers

1 year ago

The RNC Stopped Paying a Data Firm After A Serious Breach. Then It Paid A Mysterious LLC With the Same Address.

1 year ago

Steve Bannon's Use of Private Jet Linked to Chinese Businessman Could Violate Campaign Finance Law

1 year ago

Trump's New Spy Chief Once Got $100,000 from a Group Funded by the Hungarian Government but Never Reported It

1 year ago

The FBI Is Investigating Massive Embezzlement of Border Patrol Union Funds

1 year ago

Trump's New Spy Chief Used to Work for a Foreign Politician the U.S. Accused of Corruption

1 year ago

Republican National Committee Obscured How Much It Pays Its Chief of Staff

1 year ago

The Benefits of Being Joe Biden's Brother

1 year ago

A Group of Agents Rose Through the Ranks to Lead the Border Patrol. They're Leaving It in Crisis.

1 year ago

VA Secretary Looked for Dirt on a House Staffer Who Reported Sexual Assault in a VA Hospital, Complaint Says

1 year ago

How Louisiana Lawmakers Stop Residents' Efforts to Fight Big Oil and Gas

4 months ago

Iowa's Lesson: Political Parties Are Not as Good as Government Officials at Counting Votes

1 year ago

Local Accountability Journalism Still Has a Huge Impact

1 year ago

Donald and Ivanka Trump Were Involved in Inauguration's Inflated Payments to Family Business, New Suit Says

1 year ago

Listen to Jared Kushner's Family Saga

1 year ago

Kansas Abandons Technology Trumpeted by Kris Kobach, Trump's Onetime Voter Fraud Czar

1 year ago

Donald Trump Jr. Went to Mongolia, Got Special Treatment From the Government and Killed an Endangered Sheep

1 year ago

See How This Political Boss and His Associates Bought Up Valuable Land After A Tax Break Law

1 year ago

Misinformation Efforts Over Kentucky Vote Could Be Playbook for 2020

2 years ago

How Mike Pence's Office Meddled in Foreign Aid to Reroute Money to Favored Christian Groups

2 years ago

While Trump Cracked Down on Immigration, a Republican Megadonor Sued for a Special Visa

2 years ago

Where Do Illinois Lawmakers Stand on Impeachment?

2 years ago

Inside the Trump Administration's Chaotic Dismantling of the Federal Land Agency

2 years ago

Report on Election Security Gains Attention, and a Sharp Rebuke

2 years ago

State Tax Breaks Rewarded Companies Connected to One Powerful Man. The Governor Just Killed Them — for Now.

2 years ago

Lawmakers Call for Ethics Reform to Deal With Billionaire Resort-Owning Governor

2 years ago

How a Video Gambling Company Helped Bankroll Local Politicians

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Welcome to the Greenbrier, the Governor-Owned Luxury Resort Filled With Conflicts of Interest

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You Can Now See Who's Contributing to 2020 Presidential Campaigns by State

2 years ago

How Fundraisers Convinced Conservatives to Donate $10 Million — Then Kept Almost All of It.

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Political Operatives Got Donors to Give Millions. The Money Wasn't Used As Promised. Here's How They Did It.

2 years ago

The Questions Mueller Didn't Ask

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Federal Election Agency, Hungry for Funds, Now Pays for Officials to Get to Office

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Follow the 2020 Money Trail

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Meet the Congressman Defending Questionable Tax Breaks for a Company Connected to His Rich Brother

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A Huge Tax Break Went to a Politically Connected Company in New Jersey Despite Red Flags

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More Instances of Fraud and Mismanagement Over New Jersey Tax Incentives Surface in New Report

2 years ago

The Tax Break Application Had a False Answer. Now the State Has Put the Break on Hold.

2 years ago

Illinois Video Gambling Tax Hike Will Be Decided by Lawmakers With Financial Ties to the Industry

2 years ago

Emails Show How Much Pull Political Bosses Had Over State Tax Breaks

2 years ago

New York City's Early Voting Plan Will Favor White, Affluent Voters, Advocacy Groups Say

2 years ago

Three Ways Chicago's City Council Keeps Its Committees Out of the Public Eye

2 years ago

At Chicago's City Council, Committees Are Used to Reward Political Favors and Fund Patronage

2 years ago

New Jersey Task Force Examines Tax Breaks for George Norcross Projects

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How Companies and Allies of One Powerful Democrat Got $1.1 Billion in Tax Breaks

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Have a Complaint About a South Carolina Judge? Help Us Investigate.

2 years ago

South Carolina: The State Where Judges Rule Themselves in Secret

2 years ago

Kentucky's Secretary of State Turns Up Heat in Fight With Elections Board

2 years ago

Chicago in a Single Tweet, and News From Elections Around the State

2 years ago

Trump, All About Winning, Sees Losses in Court Pile Up

2 years ago

Promises, Tamales and Even Truth-Telling: Chicago's Mayoral Race Hits the Final Stretch

2 years ago

VA's Private Care Program Headed for Tech Trouble, Review Finds

2 years ago

Kentucky Legislature Passes Bill Stripping Grimes of Authority Over State Board of Elections

2 years ago

Senators Urge IRS to Focus on Big-Time Tax Cheats, Citing ProPublica Stories

2 years ago

Chicago's Election Signals Break from the Past — in Wards and at City Hall

2 years ago

At Chicago City Hall, the Legislative Branch Rarely Does Much Legislating

2 years ago

Cook County Takes Steps to Erase Its Regional Gang Database

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How Has the "Crack Cocaine of Gambling" Affected Illinois? The State Hasn't Bothered to Check.

2 years ago

Trump Inauguration Chief Tom Barrack's "Rules for Success" — "Trump, Inc." Podcast

2 years ago

The VA Is Paying for a Top Official's Cross-Country Commute

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Former Trump Officials Are Supposed to Avoid Lobbying. Except 33 Haven't.

2 years ago

New Evidence Emerges of Possible Wrongdoing by Trump Inaugural Committee

2 years ago

The Curious Case of a Kentucky Cybersecurity Contract

2 years ago

A Power Grab in Kentucky Sparks a Revolt

2 years ago

A Onetime Rising Democratic Star Faces Questions About Voter Privacy

2 years ago

How Illinois Bet on Video Gambling and Lost

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Will Pelosi Open the Floor to Bipartisan Ideas?

1 year ago

What We Learned From Collecting 100,000 Targeted Facebook Ads

2 years ago

Updated: The Hidden Money Funding the Midterms

2 years ago

VA Was "Taken Advantage Of" by Paying Billions in Fees, Secretary Says

2 years ago

The Laquan McDonald Shooting Keeps Exposing Critical Flaws in Illinois' Freedom of Information Act

2 years ago

In Louisiana, More Than a Third of Ex-Lawmakers Continue to Try to Influence Their Old Colleagues

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Elkhart's Mayor Says He Won't Run for Re-election, Amid Revelations of Misconduct in the Police Ranks

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What Chicago Voters Can Look Forward to in a Very Crowded Mayoral Election

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How to Get Your Lawmakers to Listen

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Why the Perfect Red-State Democrat Lost

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The Election Is Over. And Now the Next Elections Begin.

2 years ago

Aging Machines, Crowds, Humidity: Problems at the Polls Were Mundane but Widespread

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How North Carolina's Early Voting Changes Affect Voters

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The Informed Voter's Guide to Making Sure Your Vote Counts

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Democratic Mailer in Texas Referred to Attorney General's Office

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In Illinois Governor's Race, Rauner and Pritzker See a Clear Need to Promise Transparency

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Pump and Trump

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Arrest Throws Texas Voter Registration Dispute Into Further Confusion

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Citizens Count on the Illinois Freedom of Information Act but Keep Getting Shut Out

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Let Us Know About Voting Problems During the Midterm Elections

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Election Experts: We Need You

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The Cost of the Office? Trump's Billion-Dollar Loss — "Trump, Inc." Podcast Extra

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How Much Money Is Being Spent in the Illinois Governor's Race?

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Elliott Broidy's All-Access Pass — "Trump, Inc." Podcast

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Bipartisan Furor as North Carolina Election Law Shrinks Early Voting Locations by Almost 20 Percent

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What's in a Resume? A Lot, When It Comes to Trump Staffers

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New in Trump Town: Staffer Resumes

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Voting in America Is WILD. Here's How to Plan Ahead.

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Congress Passes Measure to Protect Board that Monitors Nuclear Safety

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The Election DataBot: Now Even Easier

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Agency Takes Back Instructions to Residents in Brooklyn Housing Project to Stay Home on Primary Day

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ProPublica's User's Guide to Democracy: Political Advertising

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Shedding Some Light on Dark Money Political Donors

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Note to the Next Mayor: Chicago Is a City of the World, But We Want the Neighborhoods Fixed, Too

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New Mexico Senators Speak Out Over Order They Say Would Hamper Nuclear Safety Board

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Why Manafort and Cohen Thought They'd Get Away With It

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Looking at the Archives From the Time of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago and Seeing Familiar Themes

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Louisiana Senate President Sank Ride-Sharing Bill. His Close Pal Sells Insurance to Cabs.

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Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort: Two Cases That Shook the Trump World — "Trump, Inc." Podcast Extra

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Tax Case Flips the Script for Democrats and the GOP. But What About for Jurists?

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Fund Meant to Protect Elections May Be Too Little, Too Late

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When Sarah Sanders and the ACLU Teamed Up for Voting Rights

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Did You Go to a Washington Nationals Game With Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh?

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Election 2016 Gets a Report Card

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Congress Works for You. Here's How to Be a Better Boss.

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Democrats Vow Investigation of VA's Shadow Rulers After ProPublica Story

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Illinois House Candidate Will Walk for Votes — And Has To

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Our Rebuttal to Kris Kobach's Critique

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Why Paul Manafort's $15,000 Ostrich Jacket Wasn't the Biggest Revelation as His Trial Begins — "Trump, Inc." Podcast Extra

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Kris Kobach's Lucrative Trail of Courtroom Defeats

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We Found a New Batch of Trump Administration Appointees

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How Mitch McConnell Made Donald Trump

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How Voting Laws Have Changed Since 2016

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What You Need to Know About Wilbur Ross' Many Conflicts — "Trump, Inc." Podcast

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How the Case for Voter Fraud Was Tested — and Utterly Failed

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West Virginia Paid for a CEO to Go on a Trade Delegation to China. Turns Out, He Was Promoting His Company's Interests, Too.

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Facebook's Screening for Political Ads Nabs News Sites Instead of Politicians

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The Administration of Mayor Rahm Emanuel Keeps Monitoring Protesters

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New in the Congress API: Lobbying Registrations and More

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Amid Affordable Housing Dispute, Conservatives Seek a Home in Chicago

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The U.S. Considered Declaring Russia a State Sponsor of Terror, Then Dropped It

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Before the Blankenship-McConnell Feud, the Senator Aided the Mining Executive

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For Some Democrats, Facebook Likes Are a Path to Hard-to-Find Supporters

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What Is Congress Talking About?

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Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Builds Power From the Ground Up — And Sometimes From the Basement

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A Partisan Combatant, a Remorseful Blogger: The Senate Staffer Behind the Attack on the Trump-Russia Investigation

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Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios' Defeat Opens the Door to Reform

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A Political Boss Goes Down

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'Trump, Inc.' Podcast: Where'd Trump's Record Inauguration Spending Go? 'It's Inexplicable'

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The Trump Administration's Campaign to Weaken Civil Service Ramps Up at the VA

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How We Compiled Trump Town

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Win or Lose in GOP Primary for Governor, Jeanne Ives Helps Push Illinois to the Right

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Congressman Calls For Investigation Of Conservative Think Tank

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New Widget Helps You Follow the Money in the Illinois Governor's Race

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As Conservative Group Grows In Influence, Financial Dealings Enrich Its Leaders

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NLRB Member Is Under Investigation for a Conflict of Interest

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