By Michael Beckel

Formerly modest nonprofit becomes deep-pocketed, dark money benefactor of Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell.

By Michael Beckel and Dave Levinthal

Super PACs, nonprofits help fuel relentlessly negative messaging in U.S. Senate races.

By David Hasemyer and Zahra Hirji

Congressman Matt Cartwright, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, is asking state officials to review environmental exemptions for fracking waste.

Primary Source

Primary Source keeps you up-to-date on developments in the post-Citizens United world of money in politics.

Big Oil, Bad Air

Fracking the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas.

By Jim Morris, Lisa Song and David Hasemyer

In partnership with InsideClimate News and The Weather Channel, Center examines oil industry exploitation of Texas’ Eagle Ford Shale.

By Nicholas Kusnetz

Industry has transformed the state, but at what cost?

By Jim Morris and Lisa Song

No one at the Environmental Protection Agency has been willing to talk on the record about air pollution associated with fracking in Texas.

Medicare Advantage Money Grab

Billing errors cost taxpayers billions

By Fred Schulte, David Donald and Erin Durkin

Critics warned of billing abuse in Medicare Advantage health plans, but oversight is lagging.

By Fred Schulte

Billions in Medicare Advantage overpayments likely gone for good.

By Fred Schulte

Medicare Advantage home visits may not improve health, but boost risk scores and cost taxpayers billions.

Finance

The latest investigations about U.S. financial reform, corporate accountability and consumer finance.

Broadband

Investigating the political power of the information technology industry.

By Allan Holmes

Municipal broadband boosts business, but often stops at city limits thanks to lobbying muscle of telecom giants.

By Allan Holmes and Amirah Al Idrus

Industry-backed law prohibits expansion of cities' Internet service

By Allan Holmes

Tennessee city seeks to expand municipal broadband service, pre-empting industry-backed state ban.

By Allan Holmes

Sprint, T-Mobile fought to maintain competition, merger talks show they're giving in.

Consider the Source

Seeking to ‘out’ shadowy political organizations flourishing in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling.