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Posted on: Jul 14, 2017, Source: ProPublica

The pressure appears to be getting to the president's legal team.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2017, Source: ProPublica

A rule that could get overtime pay for four million workers is in limbo, and Trump will help decide whether it survives.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2015, Source: Pro Publica

Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern, who was hired to revitalize the charity, has cut hundreds of chapters and thousands of employees.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2015, Source: ProPublica

Despite public vows of transparency, CEO Gail McGovern lobbied a congressman to spike an inquiry by the Government Accountability Office.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2014, Source: ProPublica

Red Cross responders say there was a ban on working with the widely praised Occupy Sandy relief group because it was seen as politically unpalatable.

Posted on: May 7, 2014, Source: ProPublica

The staff of the New York Governor have adopted a similar stealth tactic used by Sarah Palin and the Chris Christie administration.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2013, Source: ProPublica

Politicians keep repeating the talking point that the NSA has prevented 54 attacks. But the evidence isn't there.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2013, Source: ProPublica

Take a look at what information about rule violations the agency itself released.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2013, Source: ProPublica

A lot is still unclear.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2013, Source: ProPublica

The ex-governor claims he has no pecuniary interest in the industry's success. His employment record says otherwise.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2013, Source: ProPublica

Researchers apparently searched the Internet — and ended up citing an obscure, anonymous website that was simply citing another source.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2012, Source: ProPublica

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said, " ... we have stopped 14 attacks since 9/11 fortunately without anybody dying." Is it true? In a word, no.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2012, Source: ProPublica

If a new rule passes, broadcasters would have to post information about who buys political ads and for how much on a new FCC website for the public.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2012, Source: ProPublica

Eni Faleomavaega is on a paid trip to Bahrain this week, part of a year-long friendship the congressman has developed with the Gulf nation.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2012, Source: Salon

The soldier accused of giving files to WikiLeaks will likely face a court-martial -- an expert explains how it works.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2012, Source: Salon

Hardline activists sought to unseat Rep. Donna Edwards over her Mideast views, but failed to raise enough money.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2011, Source: Salon

Billions in post-9/11 taxpayer dollars have paid for combat-style gear on display in the Occupy crackdowns.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2011, Source: Salon

A new study identifies the top 20 "climate killer" banks by the amount of financial support they give the coal industry.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2011, Source: Salon

They won't tell us who they are, but they are spending tens of millions as part of 'Americans Elect' to nominate and to field an 'Independent' presidential candidate in 2012.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2011, Source: Salon

There's been a constant stream of headlines about the widening gap between rich and poor for months now, but this latest one is pretty remarkable.