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385 stories published since 2016

Secret IRS Files Reveal How Much the Ultrawealthy Gained by Shaping Trump’s “Big, Beautiful Tax Cut”

GOP Legislators in Missouri Oppose Vaccine Efforts as State Becomes COVID Hotspot

Democratic Senators Call for Investigation of Tax Avoidance by the Ultrawealthy

Campaign to Rein in Mega IRA Tax Shelters Gains Steam in Congress Following ProPublica Report

Oregon Lawmakers Set Out to Increase the Timber Industry’s Tax Bill. Instead, They Cut It Again.

The Ultrawealthy Have Hijacked Roth IRAs. The Senate Finance Chair Is Eyeing a Crackdown.

Leading Manhattan DA Candidate Has Repeatedly Paid Virtually No Federal Income Taxes

An Online Lender Gave Hundreds of PPP Loans to Fake Farms. Now Congress Is Investigating.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Appeared in a Super PAC Ad Asking for Money. That Might Break the Rules.

How Josh Hawley and Marjorie Taylor Greene Juiced Their Fundraising Numbers

“I Felt Hate More Than Anything”: How an Active Duty Airman Tried to Start a Civil War

Mo Brooks Compared Biden’s Election to the Start of the Civil War. Now He Wants a Senate Seat.

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Scandal Raises Questions for One of His Senior Aides

“The People We Serve Are Paying Too Much for Energy:” Virginia Lawmakers Are Targeting Dominion Energy

The Government Donald Trump Left Behind

Biden Inaugural Confronts the Jan. 6 Riot Head-On, Calls for an End to “This Uncivil War”

“Sense of Entitlement”: Rioters Faced Few Consequences Invading State Capitols. No Wonder They Turned to the U.S. Capitol Next.

Twitter and YouTube Banned Steve Bannon. Apple Still Gives Him Millions of Listeners.

South Carolina’s Governor Addresses Magistrate Judge Controversy by Urging Changes

The Radicalization of Kevin Greeson

She Photographed Police Abuse at a 2014 BLM March Then Watched the Image Go Viral During Capitol Riot

Lavish Bonus? Luxury Trip? Health Benefits Brokers Will Have to Disclose What They Receive From the Insurance Industry

John Kerry, Biden’s Climate Czar, Talks About Saving the Planet

VA Secretary Focused on Smearing Woman Who Said She Was Sexually Assaulted in a VA Hospital, Probe Finds

Sen. David Perdue Sold His Home to a Finance Industry Official Whose Organization Was Lobbying the Senate

Pistols, a Hearse and Trucks Playing Chicken: Why Some Voters Felt Harassed and Intimidated at the Polls

How Dozens of Trump’s Political Appointees Will Stay in Government After Biden Takes Over

Trump Races to Weaken Environmental and Worker Protections, and Implement Other Last-Minute Policies, Before Jan. 20

Tracking the Trump Administration’s “Midnight Regulations”

Georgia Senator David Perdue Privately Pushed for a Tax Break for Rich Sports Teamowners

Junior Staffer Says Top Alaska Official Told Her to Keep Allegations of Misconduct Secret

Trump Campaign Officials Started Pressuring Georgia’s Secretary of State Long Before the Election

Trump ganó Florida tras publicar un anuncio falso que vinculaba a Biden con los socialistas venezolanos

Trump Won Florida After Running a False Ad Tying Biden to Venezuelan Socialists

The Myth of the Latino Vote and What Newsrooms Must Learn From 2020

El mito del voto latino y lo que los medios pueden aprender del 2020

The Unexpected Benefits of Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Polling

Electionland 2020: How Election Day Went

Esto es lo que pasará si Trump intenta lograr una victoria electoral mediante demandas

If Trump Tries to Sue His Way to Election Victory, Here’s What Happens

Al menos 800,000 residentes de estados clave recibieron robocalls pidiéndoles que se “quedaran en casa” el día de las elecciones. El FBI está investigando.

Robocalls Told at Least 800,000 Swing State Residents to “Stay Home” on Election Day. The FBI Is Investigating.

Philadelphia niega la acusación de la campaña de Trump de que prohíbe a los observadores electorales republicanos

Guía de ProPublica sobre las leyes y demandas electorales de 2020

Electionland de ProPublica: El estado del Día de las Elecciones de 2020

Philadelphia Denies Trump Campaign Allegation of Banning Republican Poll Watchers

ProPublica’s Electionland: The State of Election Day 2020

ProPublica’s Guide to 2020 Election Laws and Lawsuits

Varias celebridades gastaron millones de dólares para que ex convictos de Florida pudieran votar. ¿Marcarán alguna diferencia?

La importancia del caso Bush vs. Gore en la elección de 2020