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Entries by The Center for Public Integrity from 05/2012

Los Angeles students protest school police citations that hit blacks, Latinos

| Posted 05.04.2012 | Los Angeles

By Susan FerrissiWatch NewsLos Angeles public-school students rallied Thursday against the large volume of court citations they have been issued for...

Boxes of Top Secret Documents Go Missing

| Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

By Aaron Mehta and R. Jeffrey SmithiWatch News...

Super PACs outspend favorite candidate in Indiana Senate race

| Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

By Michael Beckel and John Dunbar...

ALEC exempted from lobbyist status in three separate states

| Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

By Paul AbowdiWatch NewsThis spring has brought constant controversy for the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative group of legisl...

Public overwhelmingly supports large defense spending cuts

| Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

By R. Jeffrey SmithiWatch NewsWhile politicians, insiders and experts may be divided over how much the government should spend on the nation's defen...

Education Department issues guidelines for restraining, isolating disruptive students

| Posted 05.16.2012 | Education

By Susan FerrissiWatch NewsIn response to simmering concerns over reported abuses, the U.S. Department of Education issued multiple guidelines Tues...

U.S. arms Bahrain, despite human rights concerns

| Posted 05.16.2012 | World

By Aaron MehtaiWatch NewsWhile much of the world's focus has been on the civil war in Syria, the island kingdom of Bahrain continues to shake with a...

Super PAC cash plays big role in Nebraska Senate race

| Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

By Michael BeckeliWatch NewsFor the second time in two weeks, super PACs will play a major role in determining the outcome of a U.S. Senate primary ...

ALEC anti-union push includes key players from Michigan, Arizona think tanks

| Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

By Paul AbowdiWatch NewsThe American Legislative Exchange Council, which backs free-market legislation in the states, has been controversial in part...

Former U.S. nuclear commander startles with proposal to cut weapons arsenal by 80%

| Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

By R. Jeffrey SmithiWatch NewsThe chairman of a House subcommittee that helps shape the nation's nuclear arsenal, Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio), has bee...

Can $250,000 buy a senator?

| Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

By Michael BeckeliWatch NewsIn the aftermath of Tuesday's Republican U.S. Senate primary in Nebraska, campaign finance watchdogs are concerned about...

Obama, Dems dominate GOP in April fundraising

| Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

By John DunbariWatch NewsAs President Barack Obama attacks Mitt Romney's tenure at a private equity firm, the former Massachusetts governor continue...

Scandalized DOE loan program has Romney connection

| Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

By Michael BeckeliWatch NewsThe federal energy loan program that has created headaches for President Barack Obama has a Mitt Romney connection.Cathy...