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The Trump Administration Goes to War — With Itself — Over the VA

Even before a searing report put the job of Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin at risk, some White House staffers were pushing a health care agenda at odds with his. The infighting has left vets frustrated, Congress confused — and a key piece of legislation stalemated.

How We Made Our Illinois Governor’s Campaign Finance Widget

It's the first of many experiments to reach our audience with useful, data-driven visual journalism.

Congressman Calls For Investigation Of Conservative Think Tank

Veteran Democrat Lipinski joins critics of the Illinois Policy Institute with a letter to the IRS.

Cook County’s Residential Property Tax Assessments Deeply Unfair, Independent Study Confirms

Findings that assessments were error-ridden and burdened the poor undermine Assessor Joseph Berrios’ claims that he properly valued residential property.

Reporter David Armstrong to Cover Health Care for ProPublica

Armstrong comes to ProPublica from STAT, where he was a senior enterprise reporter and wrote extensively about the opioid crisis.

El sonido y la furia: Dentro del misterio de la embajada de La Habana

Más de un año después de que diplomáticos americanos empezaron a sufrir extraños síntomas en Cuba, la investigación no ha logrado determinar cómo fueron lesionados ni por quien, y el FBI y la CIA difieren sobre el caso.

ProPublica Wins February Sidney Award for “Trashed: Inside the Deadly World of Private Garbage Collection”

The monthly honor recognizes “outstanding journalism that fosters social and economic justice.”

‘Trump Inc.’ Podcast: Money Laundering and the Trump Taj Mahal

The casino’s money laundering controls were so lacking, regulators found, it amounted to “willful” violations of the law.

ProPublica Wins 35 Society for News Design Awards of Excellence

The annual competition honors journalistic, visual and technical excellence from publications around the world.

‘Trump, Inc.’ Podcast Extra: Trump’s Company Is Getting $175 Million Annually in Previously Undisclosed Rent

Forbes reporters tracked down Trump’s many commercial tenants. Among them: a state-owned Chinese bank.

I Approved This Facebook Message — But You Don’t Know That

The Federal Election Commission said in December that big political ads on the social network need disclaimers. But many candidates and groups don’t seem to be paying attention.

ProPublica Hires Reporter Caroline Chen to Cover Health Care

Chen comes to ProPublica from Bloomberg News, where her reporting has focused on the drug industry and the intersection of health care and technology.

Houston-Area Officials Approved a Plan for Handling a Natural Disaster — Then Ignored It

Harris County foresaw key risks, including a slow response from the Red Cross, but never implemented its strategy.

Kushner Companies Decides to Fight Tenants in State Court Rather Than Reveal Its Investors’ Identities

The move follows a federal judge’s ruling in favor of disclosure.

Texas Lawsuit Alleging Fraud in Construction of First Border Wall Comes Apart

Hidalgo County’s claims of improper enrichment by a former employee and his family are either dismissed or withdrawn. Employee sees vindication; the county says it could appeal or head to federal court.

We’re Going to Toulon

Join Free Street Theater — and us, of course — as we learn about Stark County.

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