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Suspected of Corruption at Home, Powerful Foreigners Find Refuge in the U.S.

Guess where politicians and businessman fleeing criminal charges find safe haven.

How To Leak To ProPublica

We are a team of investigative journalists devoted to exposing abuse of power. If you’ve got evidence showing powerful people doing the wrong thing, here’s how to let us know while protecting your identity.

New in Represent: House Office Expenditures

Researchers can track official spending by lawmakers and committees.

We May Not Know If Trump’s Foreign Business Deals Violate the Constitution

President-elect Donald Trump doesn’t have to detail his business holdings in federal financial disclosures until May 2018.

Presenting Hell and High Water VR

A team at USC has created a new virtual-reality experience based on our Houston storm vulnerability project.

New York City Police Receptive to Some Reforms of Nuisance Enforcement

At a City Council hearing, police brass show flexibility on controversial tool for quality of life actions.

How Voter Fraud Works — And Mostly Doesn’t

Every election season, cries that voter fraud will threaten the legitimacy of American democracy can be heard throughout the country. Critics say these claims are exaggerated and backed up by scant evidence. But dismissing voter fraud entirely overlooks the fact that that fraud does happen – rarely.

The Dig: Yes, Tammy Duckworth’s Family Has Served in the Military for Centuries

As an exercise for students, we researched her family’s long history of military service.

Electionland: Monitoring Access to the Vote in Real Time

Covering access to the ballot and problems that prevent people from exercising their right to vote during the 2016 election.

How Are Elections Run in Your County?

One way to predict how the 2016 election will run is to look at how things went the last time we elected a president.

New York City Council Moves to Overhaul Nuisance Abatement Enforcement

The Council speaker will put forward a package of bills aimed at better protecting tenants and businesses targeted by police.

Lawsuit to Seek Rollback of NYPD’s Controversial Nuisance Abatement Efforts

A legal move in federal court will ask for class action status to protect renters and business owners from alleged unconstitutional police enforcement.

Red Cross ‘Failed for 12 Days’ After Historic Louisiana Floods

Documents show local officials were irate over the Red Cross’ poor response to the massive disaster.

ProPublica is Hiring a Part-Time Producer

You’ll be integral to the daily operations of one of the most exciting newsrooms in the country.

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.
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