The Washington Report

Ending a "permanent state of war"

Monday, May 27, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger - Chief Washington Correspondent for the New York Times - talks with Kerry Nolan about President Obama's speech last week and about the government's ongoing investigation of leaks to the press.


Wiretaps in the Capitol

Friday, April 05, 2013


This week, two bribery scandals rocked New York politics. In one, a sitting State Assemblyman cooperated with federal prosecutors as an informant. And that's got WNYC’s Anna Sale looking into how unusual it is to have a lawmaker wearing a wire in a state capitol.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Construction Billing Fraud Investigation

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

WNYC contributing editor for politics and investigations Bob Hennelly discusses the federal investigation into NYC's big construction firms' billing practices for major public projects.

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The Takeaway

The Plan for Hearings if Republicans Take House

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

If Republicans take control of the House of Representatives, as they are expected to, Democrats' policies may not be the only thing they attack.

A Republican-controlled House is expected to begin investigations and hearings into the Obama White House in what might hark back to the days of the Clinton administration.


Transportation Nation

Lautenberg Launching ARC Tunnel Investigation

Thursday, October 28, 2010

This press release just out from the office of Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), who is steaming mad about the cancellation of the ARC tunnel.

Here's the press release.

NEWARK – U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today announced that he has launched an investigation into the cancellation of the nation’s largest infrastructure project.  The investigation seeks to determine the circumstances, actions and motivations that led to the largest loss of Federal transportation resources in New Jersey history.  Following a preliminary report that will be released before the end of this year, a final report will be delivered to the public within six months that will catalog all details and include recommendations to prevent such a loss of Federal revenue in the future.
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On Being

Coleen Rowley and Tim McGuire — Work and Conscience [remix]

Thursday, February 12, 2004

Host Krista Tippett explores the practical implications of spirituality at work with Federal Bureau of Investigations special agent and whistleblower Coleen Rowley and syndicated columnist Tim McGuire.In May 2002, Rowley wrote a now-famous 13-page let