Rachel Baye

Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Rachel Baye is a reporter for the Center’s Consider the Source project. Before joining the Center as an American University fellow, she spent two years at The Washington Examiner covering Washington, D.C.’s Maryland suburbs and education. Rachel has a master’s degree in journalism and public affairs from American University and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, where she led the school’s award-winning student newspaper. She has also held internships at Philadelphia’s public radio station, WHYY, and with CNN’s investigative team.

Secretive group destroys candidates' chances, leaves few fingerprints

By Rachel Baye

National donors pick winners in state elections

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

Shumlin re-elected as Vermont governor

By Rachel Baye

Charities risked tax-exempt status with political ads

By Rachel Baye

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

Gubernatorial hopefuls outspend U.S. Senate candidates

By Rachel Baye

Money talks: Key dollar amounts behind the TV ad wars in state elections

By Rachel Baye and Kytja Weir

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' groups swamp Florida's airwaves in race for governor

By Rachel Baye

How cozy can candidates be with political groups?

By Rachel Baye

Donors, friends of governors often get state supreme court nod

By Rachel Baye

Issue ad or political ad? You be the judge

By Rachel Baye

Education groups battle teachers unions in state races

By Rachel Baye

Do senators fear the Internet?

By Rachel Baye

Koch-backed governors group gives big to Cuccinelli in Virginia

By Rachel Baye