Poor retention of counterterrorism staff

By The Center for Public Integrity

The FBI and DHS has unusually high turnover rate in counterterrorism staff

Delay in opening U.S. embassy in Iraq

By The Center for Public Integrity

Safety concerns and contractor fumbles delay the opening of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.

Hurricanes expose FEMA woes

By The Center for Public Integrity

FEMA's deterioration in relationships with local partners since Brown took over resulted in lack of coordination and unpreparedness

Medicare fraud out of control

By The Center for Public Integrity

Medicare fraud runs rampant but no government crackdown yet, despite bipartisan support

Politicization of Department of Justice

By The Center for Public Integrity

Ideological hiring and firing policies lead to resignation of top Justice officials

Our broken government

By Josh Israel

An assessment of 128 executive branch failures since 2000

No robust, sustained alternative energy policy

By The Center for Public Integrity

Alternative energy advocates agree the federal government never has provided the steady support that renewable energy needs

Agencies failed to share intelligence on 9/11 terrorists

By The Center for Public Integrity

If intelligence and law enforcement agencies had shared information, they may have foreseen 9/11 hijackings

Record delays in air travel

By The Center for Public Integrity

Plane delays continue to increase but no solution in sight

Nuclear waste problem unsolved

By The Center for Public Integrity

Years after the deadline, the Department of Energy still has no construction plans for a national site for radioactive waste

Mismanagement and cronyism at HUD

By The Center for Public Integrity

Bush-appointed housing head came under scrutiny after pressuring HUD offices in several cities to bow to his will

Terrorist watch list mismanaged

By The Center for Public Integrity

By 2007, the list contained more than 724,000 entries, and many common names. Those held up in the confusion include a five-year-old boy

About this project

A look at the reporting process behind 'Broken Government'

Evaluating Congress

By Aaron Mehta

Members of Congress were far less likely than the Bush administration to spread false statements about the need for war in Iraq, according t

A song in the key of deception

By Josh Israel

“A think tank did the counting. The numbers still could rise. Total what we were told before the war: 935 lies.”...

McClellan book confirms Center's 'Iraq: The War Card' report

By Caitlin Ginley

In a new memoir, former White House press secretary Scott McClellan became the first Bush administration official to confirm the orchestrate

Bibliography

By The Center for Public Integrity

Sources from the Iraq: The War Card project

Methodology

By The Center for Public Integrity

A look inside the Center's reporting process for Iraq: The War Card

False pretenses

By Charles Lewis and Mark Reading-Smith

Following 9/11, President Bush and seven top officials of his administration waged a campaign of misinformation on the threat from Iraq

The top officials

By The Center for Public Integrity

Roles and short biographies of the eight individuals responsible for the 935 false statements

Key false statements

By The Center for Public Integrity

A selection of the Bush administration's most egregious statements about the threat of Sadaam Hussein and Iraq

Bush's carbon dioxide flip-flop came through staffer who had lobbied for car-exhaust

By Nathaniel Heller and M. Asif Ismail

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2001 — President Bush's decision to abandon his campaign pledge to limit carbon dioxide emissions was routed through a

Bush's new Chief of Staff once fought for polluters

By Brenda R. Mayrack

WASHINGTON, February 2, 2001 — As their top lobbyist, Andrew H. Card Jr. led a $25 million lobbying campaign on behalf of the "Big Three" U.

Ashcroft used state employee to fund-raise, records show

By Josey Ballenger and M. Asif Ismail

WASHINGTON, January 30, 2001 — While he was attorney general of Missouri, John Ashcroft made use of a state employee to conduct fund raising

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