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Aaron Mehta

Staff Writer  The Center for Public Integrity

Aaron Mehta joined the Center in the summer of 2008. He primarily covers Money and Politics and National Security, but has also done stories touching on finance and the environment. A Boston area native, Mehta graduated from Tufts University in 2007. His stories have been published in The New York Times, Washington Post, POLITICO, ABC News and other publications. He is currently a Paul Miller Reporting Fellow. 

Victor Bout, notorious weapons trafficker profiled in 2002 ICIJ investigation, gets 25 years in prison

Marines struggle in their wounded warrior treatment program.

And where did you think your tax money was going?

Washington makes headway in choking off the supply of highly-enriched uranium for medical isotopes.

Pentagon is not ready to meet 2010 legal requirement for data on misspending.

Rick Santorum's cash-strapped campaign seeks boost from maker of Ronald Reagan's favorite confection.

Soldier in Afghanistan goes six weeks without receiving paycheck

Syrian protestors — children and adults alike — tortured by Bashar al-Assad's regime

Future arms agreements threaten profitable line of work for defense contracting giants

A super PAC favoring Newt Gingrich collected big donations from casino owner's family

President releases names of top fundraisers; some have received White House appointments

Quick stats on the super PAC

Late-night comedian's super PAC, others, file contribution reports

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Obama

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Perry

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Huntsman

Experts say a senate bill may encourage production of highly-enriched uranium

Rob Portman's experience in White House, Senate and House may help debt talks

"Most conservative senator" Kyl will take tough stand against taxes

Communications, energy companies give big bucks to Upton

Finance chairman Max Baucus brings moderate views to Super Congress

John Kerry, backer of infrastructure projects, gets big donations from transportation

S&P and other credit rating firms wield as much political clout as financial

Mortgage servicers pony up $8 million in political donations as housing crisis festers

Texas homebuilder is already making a mark on 2012 cycle with half-million dollar contributions

Bundler lobbyists line up to bundle money from other lobbyists

Under fire for hacking, Murdoch properties have spent $1.5 million to lobby on privacy and other issues

Obama team raises stakes for its bundlers, seeking $700,000 over two years

FDA needs more power to police recalls of imported foods

Obama, first lady and vice president use perks of presidency to enhance fundraising

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