Ben Wieder

CAR Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Ben Wieder is the Computer Assisted Reporter for the Consider the Source project, which tracks the influence of money on state and federal politics. He worked previously at Stateline and interned at the Center in the Summer of 2011. He has also written for the Chronicle of Higher Education and Newsday. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, where he worked in the database library of the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting, and a bachelor’s degree in English from Amherst College.

National donors pick winners in state elections

By Ben Wieder, Kytja Weir, Reity O'Brien and Rachel Baye

Methodology for our nursing homes investigation

By Jeff Kelly Lowenstein and Ben Wieder

Ad war winners take governors' mansions

By Ben Wieder, Reity O'Brien and Rachel Baye

Mega-donors give big to state candidates

By Rachel Baye, Reity O'Brien and Ben Wieder

Bloomberg helps Democratic governors' group close gap on Republicans

By Ben Wieder

Obama takes star turn in state political ads

By Ben Wieder

12 things to know about who’s trying to influence your vote in 2014

By Ben Wieder, Kytja Weir, Reity O'Brien and Rachel Baye

Non-candidate spending increases in state elections

By Rachel Baye, Reity O'Brien, Kytja Weir and Ben Wieder

Outside money pouring into governors races

By Ben Wieder

RGA profile

By Sarah Whitmire and Ben Wieder

DGA profile

By Sarah Whitmire and Ben Wieder

U.S. Chamber targets Dems in state attorney general races

By Ben Wieder

Saturated with oil money, Texas legislature saved industry from pollution rule

By David Hasemyer, Ben Wieder and Alan Suderman

Billionaires boost Republican governors group past Democrats in fundraising

By Ben Wieder

GOP governors group dwarfs Democrats in fundraising

By Ben Wieder and John Dunbar

RGA raises $50 million going into election year

By Ben Wieder

'Citizens United' ruling helped unions win state elections

By Alan Suderman and Ben Wieder

Methodology

By Ben Wieder

IRS fails to release political groups' financial filings

By Ben Wieder and Kytja Weir

IMPACT: Delaware governor, Atlanta mayor forward tainted donations to charity

By Alan Suderman and Ben Wieder

Clinton supporter suspected of illegal donations

By Alan Suderman and Ben Wieder

D.C.-based groups bombarded state high court races with ads

By Alan Suderman and Ben Wieder

Do nonprofits' names imply political activity?

By Michael Beckel and Ben Wieder

Since 9/11, Koch Industries has fought against tougher government rules on chemical plants

By John Aloysius Farrell, Ben Wieder and Evan Bush

After banned from Medicare, podiatrist bills $1M for fake care, including double-amputee's feet

By Ben Wieder

Smithsonian inventory in disarray, but museum says it didn’t lose Washington’s bed

By Ben Wieder

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