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Entries by The Center for Public Integrity from 06/2012

Dems Target Independent in California House Race

| Posted 06.05.2012 | Los Angeles

Groups hoping to help Democrats pick up a House seat in November have spent more than $1 million aimed at boosting their favorite candidate and knocking off independent challenger Linda Parks.

Are nuclear weapons contractors' millions in campaign contributions buying favors?

| Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

By R. Jeffrey SmithiWatch NewsEmployees of private companies that produce the main pieces of the U.S. nuclear arsenal have invested more than $18 mi...

U.S. military admits major war mistakes

| Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

By R. Jeffrey SmithiWatch NewsWhen President Obama announced in Aug. 2010 the end of U.S. combat operations in Iraq, he complimented the soldiers wh...

L.A. school police, district agree to rethink court citations of students

| Posted 06.12.2012 | Los Angeles

By Susan FerrissiWatch NewsIn the wake of critical news reports, Los Angeles school police and administrators have agreed to rethink enforcement tac...

A campaign finance free-for-all in South Carolina

| Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

By Corey HutchinsiWatch NewsLongtime Charleston Mayor Joe Riley had run a lot of high-minded races in this coastal city known for charm and manners,...

Redefining luxury: White House 'limo' rides plummet

| Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

By Joe EatoniWatch NewsIn these troubled economic times, it is perhaps not surprising that the federal government is a bit touchy on the question of...

Bouncing too much to find the enemy

| Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology
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By R. Jeffrey SmithiWatch NewsA host of problems plague the military's newest jet fighter, the F-35, but one of the simplest yet most troubleso...

U.S. Chamber, GOP block election ad transparency bill

| Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

By Rachael Marcus and John Dunbar...

Youth rehabilitation centers in Florida under scrutiny

| Posted 06.21.2012 | Miami

By Susan FerrissiWatch NewsA group of Florida public defenders is asking a state court to remove and stop sending troubled juveniles to a private...

Corporate dental chains see big profits in adults who can't afford care

| Posted 06.26.2012 | Health News

By David Heath and Jill RosenbaumiWatch News and FRONTLINESurviving on a meager $1,300 a month, 87-year-old Theresa Ferritto fretted about the cost ...

Can't afford to see a dentist? Ask our reporters about America's dental care crisis

| Posted 06.27.2012 | Health News

Reporters David Heath (Center for Public Integrity) and Miles O'Brien (FRONTLINE) found flaws in the U.S. dental system -- like poor reimbursement rat...

White House pulls ambassador-nominee accused of drunk driving

| Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

By Fred Schulte and Michael BeckeliWatch NewsThe White House has withdrawn the nomination of Washington attorney Timothy M. Broas -- a top Obama cam...