Full story - February 19, 2019
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Under a 1996 law, US citizens who try to sponsor their undocumented spouses would require the spouses to endure a minimum 10-year exile from the United States. With kids in tow, US citizens are visiting Congress to plead for help.
Full story - February 18, 2019
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"Scams" is how the president once described such groups.
Full story - February 18, 2019
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Analysis: President Trump's re-election committee, supportive groups have already obliterated fundraising norms.
Full story - February 06, 2019
Donald Trump stands with his hands raised at the front of the House of Representatives. Behind him, Nancy Pelosi looks on.
Migrants have long assumed costs, risks of border crossing — but Trump’s finger pointing now adds to the burden.
Full story - December 27, 2018
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The Center for Public Integrity’s reporters crunched a lot of numbers during 2018 — a year that distinguished itself for record election spending and extreme political turbulence.
Full story - December 19, 2018
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Ukrainian steel magnate Victor Pinchuk’s foundation had previously paid John Bolton six figures for speaking engagements.
Full story - December 12, 2018
A line of people sit on a panel in front of a large crowd. Behind them, the backdrop says "Russia calling!"
New documents show gala invites, a charismatic CEO and high-powered lobbyists burnished the image of VTB, a state-owned Russian bank.
Full story - December 10, 2018
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Little-used provisions in federal election law can help.
Full story - November 05, 2018
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In the shadow of Cesar Chavez, a turnout drive seeks to engage Latinos upset over Trump’s policies.
Full story - October 30, 2018
A young woman wearing a purple headdress marches in a rally with Standing Rock Sioux Nation
North Dakota's tribes — with celebrity help — are mobilizing members ahead of midterm elections. “We will not be silenced by the blatant efforts to rob our people of our voice," said four tribes in a joint press release.