Stories by Kim Barker

Kim Barker is a reporter for ProPublica and a former Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, where she studied, wrote and lectured on Pakistan and Afghanistan and U.S. policy. subscribe to Kim Barker's feed

Posted on: Dec 3, 2013, Source: ProPublica

New rules might restrict the ability of social welfare nonprofits to influence political races.

Posted on: May 25, 2013, Source: ProPublica

Dark money groups continue to warp politics and get tax exemptions without having to name their donors.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2012, Source: ProPublica

The 2012 U.S. Senate contest reveals why secret outside money became the biggest political trend of 2012.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2012, Source: ProPublica

The documents offer a rare glimpse into the world of dark money, showing how Western Tradition Partnership appealed to donors, interacted with candidates and helped shape their election efforts.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2012, Source: ProPublica

Forget super PACs, their much-hyped cousins, which can take unlimited contributions but must name their donors.