Julie Patel joins Center for Public Integrity's federal politics reporting team

By The Center for Public Integrity

Veteran reporter Julie Patel previously worked for San Jose Mercury News, South Florida Sun Sentinel.

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… l earned a bachelor's degree in gender studies and English literature from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in communications from Stanford University. She …"

Ex-SEC chief now helps companies navigate post-meltdown reforms

By Lauren Kyger, Alison Fitzgerald and John Dunbar

Former regulators profit from their experience with jobs, book deals and speaking fees.

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… ile, having left banking behind. His focus is on the Paulson Institute at the University of Chicago, a think tank he founded in 2011 that focuses on U.S.-China relations and …"

Majority of Supreme Court members millionaires

By Reity O'Brien and Chris Young

At least five and as many as eight of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices are millionaires, filings show.

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… were invested in mutual funds and retirement accounts, including some from the University of Chicago, where she was a law professor in the 1990s. Thomas reported investments …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… .Wisconsin’s experience is not unique.Geoffrey Stone, a law professor at the University of Chicago, recently wrote in a Huffington Post blog that Republicans won 55 percent …"

FACT CHECK: Obama eats his words on overturning health care law

By FactCheck.Org

President forced to backtrack from comment that overturning Affordable Care Act is 'unprecendented.'

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… when he spoke; he was a senior lecturer in constitutional law at the University of Chicago, after all. And as recently as January 2010, the president complained in h …"

FACT CHECK: Facts Strained in ‘King of Bain’

By FactCheck.Org

Pro-Gingrich super PAC offers one-sided, distorted view of Romney’s years at Bain Capital in a 28-minute 'doc'

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… performance was terrific,” concurred Steven Neil Kaplan, a professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. “He’s got lots of deals that worked.”The t …"

"… an tell, he had no involvement,” said Steven Neil Kaplan, a professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.Romney was not listed among the directors, execut …"

Carrying concealed weapons just keeps getting easier

By Rick Schmitt

A multitude of states have eased requirements to carry concealed weapons

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… ott, an economist and visiting professor at several universities including the University of Chicago, was widely celebrated as concealed carry’s leading intellectual.But his …"

Panel recommends new agency to investigate safety of health information technology

By Kimberly Leonard

Institute of Medicine panel recommends new regulatory body, not FDA

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"… itute of Medicine committee does have one dissenter. Dr. Richard Cook from the University of Chicago feels the FDA is indeed the proper agency to oversee health IT safety. Coo …"

Excluded groups want in on health information technology funding

By Kimberly Leonard

Economic stimulus package has $27 billion for health IT; excluded providers are fighting for a slice

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… the department awarded $561,632 to the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago to conduct the study. That document said a final report would be issued in …"

Special treatment for 'high profile' patients; exasperation for the rest of us

By Wendell Potter

The president's mother and his struggle for health care reform

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… A in 1995. He was still serving as a civil rights attorney and lecturer at the University of Chicago law school. He simply was not important enough to really help his mother.I …"

Retiring CFTC judge levels unfairness accusations at colleague

Here’s a cautionary tale about the lack of oversight of administrative law judges and the limitations of accountability journalism. ...

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… stors again and again, for the next decade.Levine earned his law degree at the University of Chicago and was admitted to the bar in 1976, according to a brief entry in the Mar …"

Daily financial reform roundup

By Julie Vorman

Daily news highlights for consumers following the U.S. financial reform law....

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… ounty Programs.” In that decade-old analysis, authors Marsha Ferziger of the University of Chicago and Daniel Currell of the Corporate Executive Board found federal agencies …"

Global warming: Heated denials

By Lisa Chiu

Stand-up comedian Tim Slagle was on a roll. In a lunchtime routine tailored to 400 conference attendees, Slagle was killing ‘em with jokes a

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… on conservatism went on to reminisce about his time as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago, where he majored in economics and joined the libertarian movement.Numerou …"

"… ews articles about Bast have described him as a graduate in economics from the University of Chicago. But in actuality, Bast did not receive a degree from the school. Accordin …"

"… btained his bachelor’s degree. Reached by e-mail, Bast said that he left the University of Chicago in 1984, 11 weeks before graduating, to start Heartland.Finding new funder …"

Advisors of influence: Nine members of the Defense Policy Board have ties to defense contractors

By André Verlöy and Daniel Politi

Data by Aron Pilhofer WASHINGTON, March 28, 2003 — Of the 30 members of the Defense Policy Board, the government-appointed group that advis

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… e in 1992, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor at the University of Chicago. He served as an economic policy adviser for the Dole presidential campaig …"

Club 100: Over 100 Americans gave more than $100,000 to state political parties

By Robert Moore

WASHINGTON, November 21, 2002 — Political party organizations will never do business quite the same way again. ...

Excerpts from this story referencing "the University of Chicago":

"… s to educational, religious, medical, and cultural institutions, including the University of Chicago. Carroll Petrie is a New York resident, philanthropist and socialite. On t …"

Capitol Hill stem-cell backers received health industry dollars

By M. Asif Ismail and Christine Morente

WASHINGTON, August 30, 2001 — U.S. representatives and senators who strongly pushed for federally subsidized embryonic stem cell research ha

Excerpts from this story referencing "diabetes":

"… y embryonic stem cells might ultimately yield therapies for heart failure, diabetes, osteoarthritis and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and …"