FAA inspectors cozy up to airlines

By The Center for Public Integrity

Weak oversight on flight safety a symptom of close FAA/industry relations

No Child Left Behind: A few bumps in the road

By The Center for Public Integrity

The No Child Left Behind Act suffers from inadequate funding and inflexible program guidelines

SEC allows investment banks to go unregulated

By The Center for Public Integrity

Failure by the Securities and Exchange Commission to properly oversee investment banks puts the public at risk

Failure to regulate security contractors

By The Center for Public Integrity

Private contractors and their fees have risen considerably since Iraq yet they there is little accountability

U.S. guns arming Mexican drug cartels

By The Center for Public Integrity

The ATF says that 90 percent of guns seized at the Mexican border were originally sold in the States

Move to a 21st century electricity grid is stalled

By The Center for Public Integrity

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission invests in electric transmissions and offers incentives for electric grid updates

Osama bin Laden still at large

By The Center for Public Integrity

On the FBI's Most Wanted list for nine years, the terrorist behind 9/11 still hasn't been captured

Losing the battle for hearts and minds

By The Center for Public Integrity

Government struggles to keep focus on "public diplomacy" and "strategic influence" post 9/11

Mountaintop coal mining alters Appalachia

By The Center for Public Integrity

Mountaintop coal mining is making a comeback in Appalachia, stripping hillsides of vegetation and contaminating water sources

Nuclear sites lack adequate security

By The Center for Public Integrity

Even though intelligence shows terrorists have considered targeting nuclear facilities, security hasn't been beefed up

FAA in the dark on maintenance

By The Center for Public Integrity

Non-certified repair facilities are performing important maintenance work on airplanes without FAA oversight

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

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

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

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