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Theodoric Meyer is ProPublica’s reporting fellow. He started at ProPublica as a reporting intern in 2012 and previously worked as a reporting intern at The New York Times and The Seattle Times. He’s written about everything from Syrian refugees to triceratops to the data centers Google and Facebook operate in rural Oregon. He has also reported from Madrid for GlobalPost. He is a graduate of McGill University and Columbia University.
Aug. 11, 11 p.m.A previously unpublished memo raises new questions about New York State’s policy of purging emails after 90 days.
June 27, 10:29 a.m.It’s not just the N.S.A. Authorities from the local sheriff to the FBI can obtain vast amounts of data without ever getting a warrant from a judge.
June 13, 5 a.m.The governor has called for closing a gap in the state’s campaign finance laws, but he’s taken far more through the loophole than his predecessors, much of it from real estate developers.
May 23, 12:05 p.m.The agency has pushed back indefinitely a hearing on new regulations for social welfare nonprofits that spend money on politics.
April 30, 7:31 p.m.The Senate could soon consider a constitutional amendment that would give Congress and states the ability to limit money in politics, possibly reversing the effect of recent Supreme Court rulings. But the amendment doesn’t appear to have the votes to pass.
April 29, 1:36 p.m.Liberal spending via dark money groups and super PACs was relatively modest in 2012. But their spending has taken off this year in at least one state.
April 25, 11:08 a.m.The Government Integrity Fund spent most of its money on election ads, despite IRS rules prohibiting a social welfare nonprofit from doing so.
April 9, 11:52 p.m.Here are five takeaways ProPublica found from the documents released Wednesday by a House committee.
March 17, 12:35 p.m.Obscure limited liability companies have ultimate say over the Koch network’s nonprofits, which spend hundreds of millions of dollars to advance conservative causes.
Feb. 14, 1:30 p.m.Sean Noble was a former congressional aide just starting as a political consultant when he was recruited to help run the Kochtopus — Charles and David Koch’s multi-layered political network.
Jan. 20, 10 a.m.Flow restrictors -- safety valves that cost pennies per bottle -- could save thousands of kids from being rushed to emergency rooms each year, but most children’s medications still don’t have them.
Dec. 26, 2013, 1:45 p.m.The Senate may soon vote on legislation that would require FEMA to prepare more accurate maps before flood insurance rates can be raised.
Dec. 6, 2013, 5 a.m.The agency ignored state and city officials' appeals to update the maps with better data until it was too late.
Oct. 31, 2013, 10 a.m.It’s been an expensive few months for JPMorgan Chase and its fellow financial institutions. Here’s a recap of the most recent settlements, suits and investigations.
Oct. 23, 2013, 8:59 a.m.The agency, President Obama, and members of Congress have all said NSA spying programs have thwarted more than 50 terrorist plots. But there’s no evidence the claim is true.
Oct. 23, 2013, 8:59 a.m.A review of official statements shows the NSA has been inconsistent about how many plots have actually been thwarted by spying programs and what the role they actually played. Despite a lack of evidence, Congress and the media have rushed to repeat the most extreme version of the NSA’s claims.
Oct. 15, 2013, 2:26 p.m.The Federal Emergency Management Agency has failed to set up a body that would make recommendations on how to deal with rising seas.
Oct. 9, 2013, 1:59 p.m.With the Obama administration cutting off some U.S. aid to Egypt as the violence there continues, we've taken a step back to look at how much the U.S. gives Egypt and what those billions have bought.
Sep. 30, 2013, 12:13 p.m.The designation could make it harder for Syrian refugees to come to the U.S., even if they haven’t actually taken up arms against the regime.
Aug. 22, 2013, 12:27 p.m.We’ve round up some of the best reporting on hurricanes and what happens after they’re over — from inept planning to police abuses to waste and misspending during the recovery.
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