This presidential election is the first since the Supreme Court gutted historic voter rights protections. Reveal examines the impact of state laws that rushed in to fill the void. Are they fighting fraud or changing election outcomes?
Today, only a quarter of welfare dollars actually goes toward basic assistance. On this hour of Reveal, we take a road trip with Marketplace’s new podcast “The Uncertain Hour” and find out the surprising ways different states use this money.
Climate change has barely registered as a 2016 campaign issue, but in Florida, the state which usually decides the presidential election, the waters are lapping at the doors of Donald Trump’s real estate empire.
Today, just about everyone involved in the student loan industry makes money off students – the banks, private investors, even the federal government.
Every student’s struggle with student loans tells a different story. Here’s a look at how nine people are coping with their debt.
Once a family-owned firm, NCO Financial Systems moved into the student loan collection business in 1996 and began buying up other debt collectors – before the Federal Trade Commission cracked down.
The list of billionaires who have sued the press includes the Koch brothers and several casino magnates.
Despite Donald Trump’s hard-line stance against illegal immigration, his development company acknowledged that it tried to get permanent work certifications for Ecuadorean stonemasons who entered the U.S. illegally.
Determining a super PAC’s affiliation can be difficult; many have vague names. That got us thinking: Could people in our own newsroom identify super PACs’ political leanings based solely on their names?
Reformers offer two general approaches to killing Citizens United: The Supreme Court could reverse itself or Congress and the states could amend the U.S. Constitution.