Once hailed by the Obama administration as a key example of its commitment to green technology driving growth and creating jobs, solar company Solyndra has lost a good deal of its shine. It’s bankrupt and the target of a federal criminal investigation. Scrutiny — particularly from House Republicans — quickly shifted to the Obama administration, [...]
This is the latest installment in a series of reading guides on 2012 presidential candidates.
Developments are still unfolding quickly in Libya, and there’s a lot that’s still unclear. We’re laying out some key questions along with what we know so far. We’re updating this feature as we go. And we want you to be part of it: Email us or tweet @ProPublicawith questions you’d like to see answered.
Alas, we’d hoped it wouldn’t come to this point. But seeing as the United States is now just days away from the August 2 deadline for raising the debt limit, we figured it was time for an explainer on what it could mean if Congress fails to solve its budget stalemate. (See our continually updated reading list.) First, [...]