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Oct. 19, 3:32 p.m.One way to predict how the 2016 election will run is to look at how things went the last time we elected a president.
Oct. 4, 8 a.m.Much of the country will vote before Election Day. Starting this week, our Electionland project has begun looking for problems that prevent people from voting.
Sep. 8, 5 a.m.This new tool, updated every 15 minutes, collects huge amounts of election data and reports the most interesting details, in real time, about campaign finance filings, congressional votes, polls, forecasts, Google search trends, and more.
Sep. 8, 4:58 a.m.There are a thousand stories in every political campaign. Here’s how to find the ones you’re missing.
July 7, 8 a.m.Officers of ‘Voters for Hillary,’ which raised money but reported no political expenditures, had close ties to a Las Vegas firm that the PAC purportedly hired to run a call center.
May 27, 5 a.m.The U.S. government’s loose supervision has spawned many problems with super PACs, but helping to tout shares worth a fraction of a cent would be a new one.
April 28, 11:10 a.m.We’re launching a new interactive database that you can use to track congressional votes, bills and members.
April 28, 11:05 a.m.You can browse the latest votes and bills, see how often lawmakers vote against their parties and compare voting records.
March 14, 8:05 p.m.Today we’re announcing changes to our FEC Itemizer database that will help you stay informed about who is spending that money and where they are spending it.
Feb. 11, 12:21 p.m.We're making our interactive database of campaign finance filings more stable and adding new features.
Feb. 9, 5:48 p.m.Crossroads GPS gets declared a nonprofit five years after applying, meaning that its donor list can remain private.
Jan. 28, 11:30 a.m.We’re launching an API that programmers can use to work with election fundraising and expenditure data.
Jan. 22, 6 a.m.A ProPublica analysis of political fundraising shows conservative House Republicans have less and less in common with their party’s leaders, whose donors sometimes more closely resemble those of Democrats.
Dec. 1, 2015, 1:52 p.m.Using ProPublica’s Nonprofit Explorer and a charity’s own documents, you can make a more informed giving decision.
Nov. 10, 2015, NoonVoting is one of the most important duties of a lawmaker, and they do it a thousand times a year or more. How does the House’s voting system work?
Nov. 10, 2015, NoonIt’s customary for members of the House of Representatives to file an explanation when they miss a vote. These Personal Explanations are a glimpse into the pace and trade-offs inherent in modern government.
Nov. 10, 2015, 11:59 a.m.When Members of Congress Miss Votes, and Why
Sep. 18, 2015, 8 a.m.U.S. Senate campaign finance disclosures are still slow-walked on paper through a 40-year-old system. Is getting it fixed worth trading away another lid on political money?
Aug. 12, 2015, 6:02 p.m.Today we’re launching a new interactive database that makes it easier to get detailed federal campaign finance data.
Aug. 12, 2015, 5:41 p.m.Itemizer allows you to browse electronic campaign finance filings from the Federal Election Commission and to see individual contributions and expenditures reported by committees raising money for federal elections.
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