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Feb. 9, 3:46 p.m.The charity has its worst fundraising year since at least 2000.
Feb. 8, 1:14 p.m.Congressman Bennie Thompson, who asked the charity for details about cuts to services, says he is “troubled” by the lack of answers.
Dec. 24, 2015, 10 a.m.Rep. Bennie Thompson said it is “critical” for the Red Cross to act quickly in response to problems reported by ProPublica
Dec. 14, 2015, 10:13 a.m.Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern, who was hired to revitalize the charity, has cut hundreds of chapters and thousands of employees.
Sep. 28, 2015, 3:35 p.m.Sen. Charles Grassley is demanding more information about the American Red Cross and its “apparent unwillingness to fully cooperate” with a government investigation into its disaster relief work.
Sep. 16, 2015, 4 a.m.A House bill is being released today along with a government report citing a lack of oversight about how the charity spends the millions of dollars donated by Americans.
Aug. 17, 2015, 4 a.m.Despite public vows of transparency, CEO Gail McGovern lobbied a congressman to spike an inquiry by the Government Accountability Office.
July 23, 2015, 8:04 p.m.“I still have a lot more questions for the Red Cross,” said Sen. Charles Grassley.
July 22, 2015, 1:21 p.m.Les documents confidentiels soulèvent également des questions sur le nombre d’Haïtiens que la Croix-Rouge aurait aidés, déclarant que les chiffres avancés pour un projet seraient «peu représentatifss».
July 21, 2015, 10:01 a.m.The documents also raise questions about the accuracy of the Red Cross’ count of how many Haitians it helped, concluding the figures on one project were “fairly meaningless.”
July 9, 2015, 1:28 p.m.The “disappointed” Judiciary Committee chairman wants a detailed breakdown of spending on projects, overhead and other issues.
June 12, 2015, 9 a.m.Haitian reporters demand answers from the Red Cross but don’t get many.
June 3, 2015, 6:57 a.m.Alors que le groupe s’est réjoui publiquement des résultats obtenus, des témoignages internes décrivent une succession d’échecs
June 3, 2015, 6:56 a.m.Even as the group has publicly celebrated its work, insider accounts detail a string of failures
May 26, 2015, 11:13 a.m.Following outcry, aides to the New York governor announced that emails will no longer be automatically deleted after 90 days.
March 11, 2015, 3 a.m.Howard Glaser, a lobbyist and longtime confidant to Andrew Cuomo, previously denied he was involved in the then-attorney general’s investigations. Newly obtained emails show otherwise.
Feb. 18, 2015, 6:17 p.m.The Red Cross' response comes months after our initial coverage, which we stand by.
Jan. 27, 2015, 3:07 p.m.Prosecutors allege the state Assembly speaker made changes to rent regulation on behalf of a developer.
Jan. 9, 2015, 11:51 a.m.Prompted by an investigation by ProPublica and NPR, Sen. Charles Grassley asks the charity to explain how it has used donations from the public.
Dec. 11, 2014, 1:51 p.m.Red Cross responders say there was a ban on working with the widely praised Occupy Sandy relief group because it was seen as politically unpalatable.
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