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Olga Pierce is the Deputy Data Editor. Previously, she was a reporter at ProPublica, specializing in data-driven stories. She is a winner of the 2011 Livingston Award for National Reporting and received an honorable mention for the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, both for her reporting on increasing corporate interference in the drawing of congressional districts. She also shared 2011 Scripps Howard and Society of Business Editors and Writers awards as part of a team focusing on foreclosures. Olga has appeared on CBS News and C-SPAN, and her stories have been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune and the Hindustan Times in New Delhi.

She is a graduate of the Stabile Investigative Journalism Seminar at Columbia University, where she won a Horton Prize for health reporting. Olga is fluent in Czech and has a bachelor’s in international economics from Georgetown University.

Articles (page 6 of 8)

Lobbyists Skirt Disclosures on Stimulus Lobbying

Morning Cup: Stimulus Reaches Political (and Literal) Swamps

Nominee Ethics Promises May Prove Unrealistic

Swine Flu Surprise and Possible U.S. Global Warming Move

Torture Memos vs. Red Cross Report: Prisoners Describe Harsher Treatment Than in Guidelines

Prisoners tell of rougher interrogation techniques than described by the Bush administration’s lawyers.

Torture Memos vs. Red Cross Report: Prisoners’ Recollections Differ from Guidelines

Obama’s Document Debate and MERS’ Murky Mortgages

Quick Picks: Car Czar’s Possible Movie Role and Lobbying Lost

The Obama Team’s Disclosure Docs

Read the disclosure documents that the Obama administration has made public.

Does AIG Really Need to Pay Its Counterparties in Full?

Does AIG Really Need to Pay Its Counterparties in Full?

Quick Picks: Immigration Frustration and Blago’s List

Does a Stimulus Lobbyist Work for You?

Quick Picks: VA Hospital’s Tainted Equipment and California Cronyism

What Stimulus Lobbyists Are Lobbying About

Bonus Social Security Payments, Like Flowers, to Sprout in May

Federal Agencies to Post Records of Contact With Stimulus Lobbyists

Morning Cup of Stimulus: Can’t Hardly Wait

Gov’t Program on Ethics: Crossword Puzzles

Stimulus Oversight Chief Questions Jobs Numbers Too

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