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Republic Report

Republic Report

Republic Report is dedicated to rooting out the corruption that is so corrosive to American values. We investigate and uncover the buying and selling of politicians and of institutions entrusted with upholding the public interest. We expose how big money distorts major policy decisions – harming our economy and our people.


Trump Terrible 10: Democrat vs. Predator Edition

November 24th

This was the week that the President of the United States told voters to choose an accused pedophile and disgraceful bigot to be Alabama’s next U.S. senator. Trump can’t sink any…

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Ex-Bush Official Hansen Joins Board of Predatory For-Profit College Chain CEC, And It Makes Sense

November 20th

A tangled web of for-profit connections adds up to more bad news for struggling students. For-profit college chain Career Education Corporation (CEC) announced last week that William D.…

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Trump Terrible 10: Turkey Pardon Edition

November 17th

I got a call from Bernie Bernstein of the Washington Post, offering me $300 to keep writing this feature. I was caught off-guard and blurted that I would probably still write it even without…

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