Paul Abowd

The Center for Public Integrity

Paul was money and politics reporter for the Center's Consider the Source project. He came to D.C. from Detroit, where he reported for Labor Notes magazine and Critical Moment. His story on President Obama's charter school policy won a 2010 Project Censored award. He wrote and co-produced a documentary about Detroit's Brewster-Douglass housing projects, which premiered in April 2012. His stories have appeared in Mother Jones, The Washington Post, MSNBC.com, In These Times, and elsewhere. More at www.paulabowd.net.

How governors' associations keep donations secret

By Paul Abowd

IRS ‘outs’ handful of donors to Republican group

By Paul Abowd

Governors’ groups rely increasingly on 'dark money' affiliates

By Paul Abowd

Detroit faces ‘emergency’ takeover despite voter disapproval

By Paul Abowd

News outlets unearth more Donors Trust recipients

By Paul Abowd

GOP super donor's foundation leans left

By Paul Abowd and Dave Levinthal

Donors use charity to push free-market policies in states

By Paul Abowd

Adelson takes exception with Center blog post

By Paul Abowd

Super PAC patron Sheldon Adelson pours riches into pro-Israel groups

By Paul Abowd

Koch brothers pour more cash into think tanks, ALEC

By Paul Abowd

Donor profile: American Federation of Teachers

By Paul Abowd and Alexandra Duszak

Donor profile: Plumbers and Pipefitters Union

By Paul Abowd

ALEC's decades of 'right-to-work' effort pay off in Michigan

By Paul Abowd

GOP gov's group raises $100 million in mostly losing effort

By Paul Abowd and Andrea Fuller

After big U.S. Supreme Court win, Montana nonprofit suffers string of losses

By Paul Abowd

Californian spends $44 million, loses ballot initiative fight

By Paul Abowd

Outside spending makes big difference in state-level races

By Paul Abowd and Chris Young

'Right-to-work' group gave Montana nonprofit $300,000

By Paul Abowd

Mystery deepens over origins of nonprofit battling Montana spending limits

By Paul Abowd

Obscure nonprofit threatens campaign finance limits beyond Montana

By Paul Abowd

Pennsylvania governor benefited from untraceable $1.5 million donation

By Paul Abowd and Alexandra Duszak

National unions and Chamber of Commerce face off in Michigan

By Paul Abowd

North Carolina governor's race awash in out-of-state funds

By Paul Abowd and John Dunbar

Donor profile: Service Employees International Union

By Paul Abowd

Million-dollar donation in Indiana race may skirt limits on corporate giving

By Paul Abowd

Supreme Court rejects Montana's election spending law

By Paul Abowd and Amy Myers

Nonprofit profile: Americans for Prosperity

By Paul Abowd

Nonprofit profile: Americans for Tax Reform

By Paul Abowd

Nonprofit profile: 60 Plus Association

By Paul Abowd

Nonprofit profile: Crossroads GPS

By Paul Abowd

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