25 years, countless investigations and 935 lies

By Charles Lewis

Founder Chuck Lewis tells how the Center for Public Integrity came to be in this excerpt from his new book.

The Center for Public Integrity's response to ABC News

By Bill Buzenberg

Setting the record straight over credit on the Pulitzer for investigative reporting.

How watchdog journalism makes a difference

By Bill Buzenberg

Impact from 'Breathless and Burdened' a textbook example of the power of relentless reporting.

Separating myth from reality on Obamacare

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: media scare stories, website snafus obscure opportunities to save.

Remembering a great of investigative journalism

By Bill Buzenberg

How Murrey Marder helped bring down McCarthy.

Redistricting credited for GOP success in Wisconsin congressional races

By Bill Lueders and Kate Golden

Enigma out of Wisconsin as GOP controls more seats than votes cast in their favor would predict

Daily Disclosure: Obama's abortion stance in Illinois statehouse raised

By Rachael Marcus

An anti-abortion group released an ad from an 'abortion survivor'.

As budget vote looms, California GOP demands transparency

By Caitlin Ginley

State Integrity Investigation 'bolstered' calls for budget transparency.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker grants significant access to companies, donors

By Kate Golden, Bill Lueders and Amy Karon

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Walker’s official work time declines as national fame grows

By Kate Golden and Amy Karon

Wisconsin governor's official work time declines as national fame grows.

Package from Yemen leads to worker illness, government stonewalling

By J.J. Barrow and Trevor Aaronson

U.S. Postal Service refuses to investigate an employee’s debilitating illness and a suspicious package that spilled chemicals.

‘Investigating Power’ celebrates 60 years of muckraking

By Christine Montgomery

Center founder, Chuck Lewis, documents journalism's seminal moments with InvestigatingPower.org.

Media execs, companies gave more than $350,000 to conservative super PACs

By Corbin Hiar

'Liberal media' tag doesn't hold up when it comes to super PACs

Fraud and folly: The untold story of General Electric’s subprime debacle

By Michael Hudson

High-paid employees of fraud-plagued, GE-owned WMC Mortgage included ex-porn star, strippers

Minor offenders, major consequences

By Julie Strupp

Why Wisconsin’s justice system continues to treat 17-year-olds as adults

FACT CHECK: Final fight for GOP in Iowa

By FactCheck.Org

With the Iowa Caucus just around the corner, Gingrich, Bachmann make factual errors in Sioux City debate

A long wait yields expansive new freedoms in Wisconsin

By Bill Lueders

NRA calls state's new concealed-carry law 'one of nation's strongest'

IMPACT: Refinery's use of toxic chemical spurs hearing

By Jim Morris

Politician to ask about safety at a Philadelphia refinery

Analysis — Emails favored Walker 2-1

By Kate Golden

Gov. Scott Walker was right: The angry crowds in Madison didn’t tell the whole story of how Wisconsinites felt. ...

Stimulating hypocrisy: Scores of Recovery Act opponents sought money out of public view

By John Solomon and Aaron Mehta

Scores of Recovery Act opponents sought money out of public view

Digging deep: Recommended reading about investigative journalism

By Michael Hudson

With the struggles of many old-line news media, it's easy to forget how important real reporting is to informing citizens and defeating the

Science panel has “low confidence” in Homeland Security’s risk analyses

By Amy Biegelsen

The Department of Homeland Security is using the wrong mathematic approach to assess the risk of terrorist attacks, which means that “only l

Despite pledge to curtail corporate earmarks, politicians pursue them

By David Heath

Some members of Congress funnel tax dollars for businesses through universities and nonprofits

Fuzzy math? Rising costs in government's digital health stimulus

By Fred Schulte

Spending could be double the Obama Administration's public estimate of $19B

Center files FOIA suit against Education Department

By Peter Newbatt Smith

On President Obama’s first full day in office, a White House news release announced that the president was “instruct[ing] all members of his

Obama top recipient of AIG's hefty campaign contributions

By Kat Aaron

The American International Group, more commonly known as AIG, has become the poster child for the financial bailout. The company has receive

CIA renditions draw controversy

By The Center for Public Integrity

CIA's flying suspected terrorists to "black site" prisons abroad leaves those innocent outside of judicial oversight, violates torture agree

Too close to the edge on torture

By The Center for Public Integrity

In 2008 top officials of the DOJ and White House defended interrogation policies against a torrent of congressional questions about torture

U.S. treatment of detainees deplored

By Michael Bilton

Critics denounce 'waterboarding' and other interrogation techniques banned by Geneva Conventions

The rise of 'revolving-door' consultants

By Sandy Bergo

Center identifies firms both advising politicians and lobbying them

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