Stories by Marcus Stern

Marcus Stern had worked for Copley News Service in Washington, D.C. since 1983. In 2006, he shared the Pulitzer Prize and George Polk Award for his role in breaking the story of former Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham's wide-ranging corruption. Stern has also, in recent years, reported extensively from Iraq and other conflict zones. He spent most of the 1990s covering immigration issues for Copley. subscribe to Marcus Stern's feed

Posted on: Sep 13, 2010, Source: ProPublica

The new strategy isn't pleasing activists on either side of the issue.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2010, Source: ProPublica

An internal memo shows the administration seeking solutions for undocumented immigrants that don't involve deportation -- or Congress.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2010, Source: ProPublica

Weak campaign disclosure laws let politicians hold fundraisers in luxury skyboxes rented from groups with business before their committees.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2010, Source: ProPublica

Even when the venue is America’s most public sports spectacle, politicians largely succeed in remaining invisible, especially when their activities include fundraising.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2010, Source: ProPublica

Rep. Charlie Rangel helped divert billions of dollars for schools and environmental restortation in Puerto Rico a tax break for one one of the world's largest liquor conglomerates.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2009, Source: ProPublica

One-fifth of his constituents have no health insurance, and more than half want a public option, but Blue Dog Mike Ross has held fast against it. Could a sweetheart deal be why?

Posted on: Mar 3, 2009, Source: ProPublica

The former No. 3 official at the CIA was sentenced to three years in federal prison last week for defrauding the government.