Josh Israel

Project Coordinator  The Center for Public Integrity

Josh Israel joined the Center in 2006. Previously, he spent four years working as director of research on Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist/historian Nick Kotz’s acclaimed book Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Laws that Changed America, and six months as an aide to a Virginia state legislator. Israel is a 1999 magna cum laude graduate of Brandeis University and was a 2004 Political Leadership Program Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership.

‘Outsider’ candidate Santorum collected millions in corporate PAC money

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

Romney PAC gave trash-talking rival Santorum $10K donation in 2006

By Aaron Mehta and Josh Israel

Presidential candidates outspending 'Super PACs'

By Josh Israel

Tea Party ‘super PAC’ going after Sen. Orrin Hatch

By Josh Israel

Pro-Romney super PAC using media firms tied to Swift Boat, Willie Horton ads

By Josh Israel

And now, left-wing Mitt Romney, out of context and in French

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

Pro-Perry ‘super PAC’ biggest presidential spender, Romney group looms

By Josh Israel

As states build exchanges, questions linger about interoperability

By Josh Israel and Kimberly Leonard

Stimulus funds will build state health exchanges but might not sustain them

By Josh Israel and Kimberly Leonard

Super Congress hauls in super donations as special interests try to influence budget cuts

By Aaron Mehta and Josh Israel

Health information technology: Incentives may not always serve intended purpose

By Josh Israel and Kimberly Leonard

Podiatrists have their foot in the door

By Josh Israel and Kimberly Leonard

As FEMA funds run out, senators from states with most disasters oppose funding bill

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

Outside groups spend $1.65 million on House races in Nevada, New York

By Aaron Mehta and Josh Israel

The "career patrons" of the Super Congress chairmen

By Josh Israel

Only 15 of top 100 health information technology firms are lobbying on health IT

By Josh Israel

Just 16 of top health IT firms maintain corporate PACs

By Josh Israel

Top health information technology firms prefer 'revolving door' lobbyists

By Josh Israel

Failed DCCC head Van Hollen will take liberal line in SuperCongress

By Fred Schulte, Aaron Mehta and Josh Israel

Xavier Becerra has voted repeatedly to protect Social Security, Medicare

By Amy Biegelsen and Josh Israel

Toomey's Club for Growth years will inform his deficit committee work

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

Portman known as a pro-business moderate Republican

By Corbin Hiar, Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

Hensarling will take hard line into Super Congress debates

By John Aloysius Farrell and Josh Israel

Super Congress co-chair Patty Murray champions liberal causes, big business

By David Heath and Josh Israel

Dave Camp, Ways and Means chair, would cut "out of control" spending

By Amy Biegelsen, Josh Israel and Peter H. Stone

Murdoch’s News Corp lobbied on privacy issues as hacking controversy bubbled

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

FBI investigation may make Murdoch political beneficiaries skittish

By Josh Israel

State Department FOIA requests unanswered four long years later

By Josh Israel

Insurance brokers seek health reform change to safeguard profits

By Josh Israel

Proposed bill aims to expand health IT funds to mental health providers

By Kimberly Leonard and Josh Israel

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