Lack of armored protection for troops

By The Center for Public Integrity

The U.S. military didn't give troops enough armor because they assumed troops wouldn't face an insurgency

Election Assistance Commission has not met mandates

By The Center for Public Integrity

The EAC is under-resourced and has been unable to establish and maintain a clearinghouse of information on state and local voting systems

Toxic mercury from coal plants unregulated

By The Center for Public Integrity

The EPA under President Bush proposed a rule to reclassify mercury from coal-fired plants to allow for cap and trade

Veteran disability claims languish

By The Center for Public Integrity

Veterans are now forced to wait up to six months to have their disabilities claims processed

Politicization at Department of Interior

By The Center for Public Integrity

Politics, not science, drove some decisions at the Department of the Interior

More corporations pay less in taxes

By The Center for Public Integrity

Corporate tax payments accounted for 23 percent of all federal tax revenue in 1960. By 2007 that figure had dropped to just 14 percent

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

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

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

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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