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Election DataBot

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.

Election DataBot Sources

Information displayed by ProPublica’s Election DataBot comes from multiple sources, including government and commercial websites.

ProPublica is Hiring a Research Editor

You will work with reporters across the newsroom to do the kind of deep digging required to put out rigorous, powerful investigations.

Apple and Others Help Customers Donate to the Red Cross, And Only the Red Cross

Despite yet more evidence of trouble with the Red Cross’ disaster response — this time to floods in Louisiana — Apple, Amazon, T-Mobile, and many others have made the venerable charity the exclusive conduit for helping victims.

ProPublica is Hiring an Engagement Reporter

We are hiring an engagement reporter to work on investigative projects in collaboration with traditional reporters throughout the full life-cycle of projects.

I Spent My Summer Tracking Down Government Records About the Red Cross

Here’s what I learned from my internship at ProPublica.

ProPublica is Hiring a Finance Associate

ProPublica is Hiring a Development Associate

ProPublica is Seeking a Reporter to Cover Climate Change

We are looking for a reporter well-versed in the worlds of environment and business who will land stories that examine how countries and companies are responding to a changing climate.

Are You an Aspiring College Journalist of Color? Apply to Our Emerging Reporters Program

We want to make college journalism accessible to students for whom it would otherwise be economically out of reach.

Delayed, Denied, Dismissed: Failures on the FOIA Front

On the 50th anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act, here are ProPublica reporters’ most frustrating public record failures.

Read the HIPAA Closure Letters For Yourself

Under the Freedom of Information Act, ProPublica requested letters closing HIPAA complaint investigations. Here’s what we’ve received so far.

ProPublica is Hiring a Senior Reporting Fellow

We are looking for a recent college or journalism school graduate to work as a senior reporting fellow in our newsroom.

The Terror Suspect Who Had Nothing To Give

Abu Zubaydah’s sworn statement provides a chilling, first-person account of how U.S. officials tortured a man they wrongly believed was a top al-Qaida operative.

Busted

Tens of thousands of people every year are sent to jail based on the results of a $2 roadside drug test. Widespread evidence shows that these tests routinely produce false positives. Why are police departments and prosecutors still using them?

System Failures

Houston cases shed light on a disturbing possibility: that wrongful convictions are most often not isolated acts of misconduct by the authorities but systemic breakdowns — among judges and prosecutors, defense lawyers and crime labs.

A Father’s War, A Son’s Toxic Inheritance

Stephen Katz’s estranged father was exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam. Now the Virginian-Pilot photographer wonders if that caused his own health problems.

ProPublica is Hiring a Senior Editor

We are looking for a senior editor with the vision and skills to guide, edit and elevate top-notch, compelling investigations that spur change.

A Schlupfloch Here, a Schlupfloch There. Now It’s Real Money.

How we broke a story about U.S. banks exploiting a tax loophole that cost German taxpayers $1 billion a year — and why you should care.

Meet the ProPublica Data Institute Class of 2016

We're thrilled to announce the 12 outstanding journalists who will be joining us for the ProPublica Data Institute this year.
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