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INSTITUTE INDEX: How the GOP's Medicaid politics are hurting rural Southerners   |   August 1, 2014
Date on which Adam O'Neal, the Republican mayor of Belhaven, North Carolina, arrived in Washington, DC after walking 273 miles from his hometown to draw attention to the...

 

The IRS moves to limit dark money -- but enforcement still a question   |   December 2, 2013
By Kim Barker, ProPublica The IRS and Treasury Department announced proposed guidelines clarifying the definition of political activities for social welfare nonprofits last week...

 

Did Big Money really lose this election? Hardly.   |   November 9, 2012
After the most money-drenched elections in history -- with close to $6 billion spent on the 2012 presidential and Congressional races alone, by one estimate -- big donors and the...

 

Mystery firm is election's top corporate donor at $5.3 million   |   November 5, 2012
By Michael Beckel and Reity O'Brien, Center for Public Integrity The biggest corporate contributor in the 2012 election so far doesn't appear to make anything -- other...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Super PACs rake in corporate cash   |   February 24, 2012
Number of for-profit businesses that have contributed to so-called "super PACs," independent committees that can raise unlimited sums from individuals, corporations,...

 

The political money elite   |   December 15, 2011
Number of individuals who contributed more than $10,000 to federal political campaigns in the 2010 election cycle: 26,783 Portion of the U.S. population those elite donors...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Follow the fracking money   |   November 11, 2011
Amount natural gas interests have spent in the past decade to fight federal regulation of hydraulic "fracking," a method of tapping underground gas reserves by injecting...

 

Rick Perry vs. 'Rick Parry': A study in pushing campaign finance frontiers   |   October 11, 2011
By Marian Wang, ProPublica For months, comedian Stephen Colbert has been taking his satire to the field of campaign finance, highlighting how little-known groups can raise...

 

Ex-White House spokesperson drops bombshells about Iraq, Katrina   |   May 28, 2008
Scott McClellan, the Texas native who served as White House press secretary from July 2003 to April 2006, has a new book out that's shocked many with its harsh criticism of an...

 

More evidence emerges in Attorneygate-Little Rock   |   March 23, 2007
We wrote two weeks ago about one of the more startling examples of cronyism to emerge from the U.S. attorney scandal now engulfing Washington: the brazen move to replace Arkansas...