| Monday December 20, 2021 at 10:44 AM PST
Business Insider‘s Dave Levinthal broke a big story in the week before Christmas 2021. After a five-month investigation, he found 52 members of Congress and 182 senior congressional staffers have violated the STOCK Act. What Is the STOCK Act? The Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act is an anti-corruption law. It requires lawmakers...Read More »
| Monday May 24, 2021 at 2:50 PM PDT
Does $320 billion sound like a lot of money to spend? If you answer yes, would you agree it is a good idea to have some way of keeping track of how and where you spent that money? All the way down to the penny? Now, what if that was your job? What would...Read More »
| Monday March 25, 2019 at 1:38 PM PDT
Arbitrary discretion in enforcing laws is one of the perks of wielding political power.
| Friday December 28, 2018 at 9:20 AM PST
President Trump has demonstrated that he has a unique ability to drive the passions of his political opposition in the media.
| Monday June 4, 2018 at 3:45 AM PDT
Governor Rosselló bears unique and direct responsibility in the withholding of accurate statistics related to Hurricane Maria’s death toll in Puerto Rico from the public.
Samuel R. Staley
| Sunday January 21, 2018 at 6:59 PM PST
The Washington Post is now a stalwart of the national press corps, but, as the movie The Post makes clear, its status was not assured. Neither was the future of the Freedom of the Press in the wake of Daniel Ellsberg’s leaking of The Pentagon Papers in 1971 in what may be the most...Read More »
Abigail R. Hall Blanco
| Thursday October 22, 2015 at 5:57 AM PDT
For those interested in when and how the U.S. government uses drones abroad, getting data is difficult, if not impossible. I speak from personal experience. In writing on the use of drones internationally and domestically, I’ve found that data is sparse. Putting together anything that resembles a “comprehensive data set” means hundreds of hours...Read More »