CAPITOL ASSETS | A Washington Post investigation finds that lawmakers don’t get rich by merely being in Congress. Rich people who go there, though, tend to keep getting richer while they’re there.
PART SIX | “It might look to some people like a toy or game,” but program prepares government for digital attacks.
An investigation of District homicide statistics shows that the much-touted 94 percent closure rate is the result of a statistical mishmash that makes things seem better than they are, according to records reviewed by The Post.
Inconsistencies appear in agency’s data in defense of $32 billion HOME program.
After the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the Pentagon and other agencies awarded thousands of contracts without competition and proper oversight. In that rush, billions went to entities known as Alaska native corporations. Then the problems began..
One of Pepco's standard explanations for the frequency and duration of its outages -- dense tree cover -- does not hold up under scrutiny, a three-month Washington Post analysis has found. By far, Pepco equipment failures, not trees, caused the most sustained power interruptions last year, records show.