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

Reading First: Scandalous and ineffective

By The Center for Public Integrity

Allegations that the reading program pressured states to adopt particular programs has prompted attention from the Inspector General

Failures in cybersecurity

By The Center for Public Integrity

An information security breach by China highlights government's weaknesses in cybersecurity

Pentagon’s slow adaptation to a war-footing

By The Center for Public Integrity

The Department of Defense is often slow and unresponsive to those in combat, instead operating at peacetime speed

Climate change: hide the assessment

By The Center for Public Integrity

Officials at the government's Climate Change Science Program edited scientific documents and controlled climate scientists media exposure

EPA’s free pass for aging power plant emissions

By The Center for Public Integrity

Agency proposed rules in 2002 and 2003 that loosened modernization requirements for old power plants

Highway funding woes

By The Center for Public Integrity

Highway improvements, funded by the gas tax, face cash shortfall as Americans drive less and inflation increases

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