A gateway to Brazil

By Kevin Bogardus

Telecom firm linked to Jefferson bribe probe helped pay for his, others' travel

Drug makers' dime funds Congressional travel

By Robert Brodsky

Pharmaceutical companies, affiliated trade groups spent more than $600,000 on trips

A vacation from the rules

By Anupama Narayanswamy

Some disclosure filings sketchy on details, tardy despite ethics oversight

Sponsors' gifts present a problem

By Adela Maskova

Travelers took goods, services valued above $50 limit as part of expenses

Family trips

By Marina Walker Guevara

House rules on travel companions were skirted — then loosened

Poor form on Senate guest disclosure

By Robert Brodsky

Travelers' filing doesn't require companion names or expense details

Unregistered advocates?

By Anupama Narayanswamy and Alex Knott

Influential groups sponsoring $20 million in travel not registered to lobby

To Panama and Back

By Kevin Bogardus

Contractor implicated in Cunningham bribery scandal sponsored 2000 trip for aide

Abramoff travel ties

By Anupama Narayanswamy and Alex Knott

Disgraced lobbyist's firm, clients sponsored more than a dozen congressional trips

Ethics Committee members, staff among the well-traveled

By Robert Brodsky

House legislators mulling rules and their aides took about $1 million in trips

Reactions and responses

A selection of comments and questions regarding Power Trips

Flouting the rule on lobbyist-paid travel

By Robert Brodsky

Review finds at least 90 apparent ethics violations

So much travel in so little time

By Robert Brodsky

Former DeLay staffer racked up $85,000 in travel in 26 months

Lobbyists tag along on civil rights tour

By Marina Walker Guevara

Alabama pilgrimage also provides chance to mingle with lawmakers

'Top Gun' of travel

By Steve Henn and Robert Brodsky

Spy plane's maker spent roughly $660,000, targeted legislators' aides

Frequently Asked Questions

What you need to know about the basics of Congress' publicly funded travel

Methodology, the team for Power Trips

A look into how the Center reported on the Power Trips project

Privately sponsored trips hot tickets on Capitol Hill

By Jim Morris

Study finds almost $50 million spent on travel for lawmakers, aides