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Entries by The Center for Public Integrity from 03/2012

Energy-backed firms award bonuses, file bankruptcy

| Posted 03.06.2012 | Green

By Ronnie Greene and Matthew Mosk, iWatch NewsP...

Chamber spends early, often on GOP congressional candidates

| Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsFor the big-spending U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the 2012 election season began early with a flurry of hard-hitting ads ...

GOP super PAC men seek to overturn donation limits

| Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

By Michael Beckel, iWatch NewsAs unlimited contributions flow into super PACs this year, one man is at the center of a new effort to allow people to...

Grading the nation: How accountable is your state?

| Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

By Caitlin Ginley, iWatch NewsThe tales are sadly familiar to even the most casual observer of state politics.In Georgia, more than 650 government e...

Pro-Romney super PAC returns donation from charity

| Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

By Rachael Marcus, iWatch NewsThe Citizens United case opened up a whole new way of giving for nonprofit corporations, but there are still some line...

Tea Party-aligned Sen. Jim DeMint donates $500,000 to Club for Growth super PAC

| Posted 03.20.2012 | Huffington Post

By Michael Beckel, iWatch NewsIn his quest to remake the Senate Republican caucus in his own image, Tea Party kingmaker Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) ha...

Tea Party-aligned Sen. Jim DeMint donates $500,000 to Club for Growth super PAC

| Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

By Michael Beckel, iWatch NewsIn his quest to remake the Senate Republican caucus in his own image, Tea Party kingmaker Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) ha...

Will the $55 billion bomber program fly?

| Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

By David Axe, iWatch NewsWhen the Obama administration dispatched three B-2 bombers from a Missouri air base on March 19 last year to cross the ocea...

NRA pushed 'stand your ground' laws across the nation

| Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

By Susan Ferriss, iWatch NewsIn 2004, the National Rifle Association honored Republican Florida state legislator Dennis Baxley with a plum endorseme...

Rick Santorum hopes to sweeten campaign pot with Jelly Belly visit

| Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

By Aaron Mehta and Michael Beckel, iWatch News...