Inability to track foreign visitors to US

By The Center for Public Integrity

Homeland Security estimates that 3.6 million people currently residing in the United States have overstayed their visa

Paralysis at the Federal Election Commission

By The Center for Public Integrity

The FEC was unable to exercise meaningful control over the most expensive presidential election ever because it lacked a quorum

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

Failure to secure weapons in Iraq

By The Center for Public Integrity

Looting of poorly protected weapons depots in Iraq helped arm Iraqi insurgents

Unsustainable Medicare spending

By The Center for Public Integrity

According to projections by the Congressional Budget Office, Medicare spending is expected to jump from 4 percent of GDP

Pakistan remains an al Qaeda haven

By The Center for Public Integrity

U.S.'s partnership with Pakistan hasn't paid off as their counterterrorism efforts wane

Signing statements thwart Congressional intent

By The Center for Public Integrity

Rather than veto bills he finds unconstitutional, Bush often uses signing statements to set aside statutes

Surge in outsourcing creates problems in performance, oversight

By The Center for Public Integrity

A 72 percent increase in federal contractor jobs makes oversight difficult, causes performance issues, and decreases competition

EPA stalls on perchlorate regulation

By The Center for Public Integrity

Perchlorate can hinder brain development, and has shown up in more than 150 drinking water systems in 35 states

Mismanagement at National Reconnaissance Office

By The Center for Public Integrity

Satellite surveillance office's project ran billions over budget on a failed project

FBI struggles to confront multiple threats

By The Center for Public Integrity

White-collar criminals are getting off the hook while the FBI shifts its investigation energy to counterterrorism efforts

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

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 Saddam Hussein and Iraq


By The Center for Public Integrity

Sources from the Iraq: The War Card project


By The Center for Public Integrity

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

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