Reity O'Brien

Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Reity O’Brien is a reporter for the Center's "Consider the Source" money-in-politics coverage, and was the Center’s 16th James R. Soles Fellow. She graduated from University of Delaware in May 2012 with an Honors degree in political science and economics and minors in Spanish and journalism.  She worked for The Review, the university’s student-run newspaper, where she served as city editor and covered Delaware’s turbulent Senate contest in 2010. Reity has been the recipient of awards from the Maryland Delaware DC Press Association and the William P. Frank Scholarship Fund. She has held internships at Fortune Small Business Magazine, The Cecil Whig and The Philadelphia Inquirer

Big money behind Kentucky's other horse race

By Reity O'Brien

Wisconsin's other court battle

By Reity O'Brien

National donors pick winners in state elections

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

High court appears divided over whether judicial candidates can ask for cash

By Reity O'Brien

U.S. Supreme Court to rule on judicial campaign contributions

By Reity O'Brien

Secretive nonprofits flourished — and succeeded — in 2014 state elections

By Reity O'Brien

Nearly 100,000 negative ads helped turn tide in Florida elections

By Michael Beckel, Reity O'Brien and Kytja Weir

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

Secretive groups spend millions to influence state elections

By Reity O'Brien

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

Supreme court justices earn quarter-million in cash on the side

By Reity O'Brien

Federal judges plead guilty

By Reity O'Brien, Kytja Weir and Chris Young

Information on judges' disclosures often blacked out

By Reity O'Brien, Kytja Weir and Chris Young

State judges: We don't need no stinkin' disclosure

By John Dunbar, Reity O'Brien, Kytja Weir and Chris Young

State supreme court judges reveal scant financial information

By Reity O'Brien, Kytja Weir and Chris Young

Methodology: how we graded state supreme court financial disclosure

By Reity O'Brien, Kytja Weir and Chris Young

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