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August 11, 2014

Tobacco Money May Be Hazardous to States' Fiscal Health

Politicians wanted upfront cash from a legal victory over Big Tobacco, and bankers happily obliged. The price? A handful of states promised to repay $64 billion on just $3 billion advanced.
May 12, 2014

What Happened to Andrew Cuomo's Transparency Pledge?

After pledging to be open about communications, New York gov. keeps emails in the shadows
October 17, 2013

Catholic Hospitals Are Growing. Is That a Good Thing?

Women and gays in Washington state are bracing for limits on care, and calling for public debate.
August 7, 2012

Is Your Neighbor a Democrat? A New App Can Tell You

The Obama campaign's new mobile app includes a Google map for canvassers that recognizes your current location and marks nearby Democratic households with small blue flags.
February 10, 2012

Colorado Redistricting Had Inside Help

Colorado was supposed to be an exception to the bitter fights over gerrymandering that define redistricting in much of the nation.
January 27, 2012

Dems Governors’ Gathering Gets Big Bucks Selling Prime Spot Next to Gov. Cuomo

The price for seats on a closed-door panel with New York Gov. — and noted campaign finance reformer — Andrew Cuomo? $50,000.