190,000 missing weapons in Iraq

By The Center for Public Integrity

Lack of central records system for weapons distributed in Iraq means that missing weapons may be in the hands of insurgents

Scandal, incompetence at Minerals Management Service

By The Center for Public Integrity

Promiscuity, drug use, and bribery found at Minerals Management Service, whose officials have close relations with industry officials

DHS still getting up to speed

By The Center for Public Integrity

Unwieldy Department of Homeland Security still struggling to transform into a comprehensive security agency

Human fatigue in transport accidents still unaddressed

By The Center for Public Integrity

Even though fatigue remains high on the FAA's list of topics to be fixed, solutions are not forthcoming

Chronic understaffing at the EEOC

By The Center for Public Integrity

The Bush administration instituted a hiring freeze at the EEOC in 2001 and kept budget requests modest while complaints piled up

U.S. companies hiding revenue offshore

By The Center for Public Integrity

The IRS does fewer audits on offshore taxpayers, even as more corporations move to hide revenue in offshore accounts

Too close to the edge on torture

By The Center for Public Integrity

In 2008 top officials of the DOJ and White House defended interrogation policies against a torrent of congressional questions about torture

Poor health care for veterans

By The Center for Public Integrity

Veterans increasingly face substandard conditions at VA hospitals, including long waits, poor care, and unprofessional staff

SBA emergency assistance failed for Katrina

By The Center for Public Integrity

Within four months of Hurricane Katrina, the Small Business Administration had a backlog of more than 204,000 requests for assistance

EPA fails to put children first

By The Center for Public Integrity

With asthma and autism on the rise, the Bush administration allowed a task force on children's health protection to fall by the wayside

Failing to modernize air traffic control

By The Center for Public Integrity

Attempts to update air traffic control has failed even as technology remains decades out of date

EPA ignores advisers on particulate matter standards

By The Center for Public Integrity

EPA's advisory board recommended tightening regulations on pollution from diesel vehicles and power plants, but EPA decided against it

Lack of regs fueled accounting scandal

By The Center for Public Integrity

Corporate "game of nods and winks" leaves host of innocent victims in its wake

Taliban resurgence in Afghanistan

By The Center for Public Integrity

Afghan government blamed for the Taliban's comeback in areas patrolled for years by U.S. troops

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

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


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

The top officials

By The Center for Public Integrity

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

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