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Professors John Wihbey, Mike Beaudet and Pedro Miguel Cruz’s Washington Post article looks at data on politicians’ conflicts of interest

Political ethics and disclosure questions have been in the headlines lately. Just now those include President-elect Donald Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns and his many still-unresolved conflicts of interest; the recent House flirtation with gutting the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE); and the Office of Government Ethics’ letter of concern that Trump Cabinet nominees have not been vetted before their confirmation hearings begin. Read more…

Professors John Wihbey and Mike Beaudet are from the School of Journalism. Professor Pedro Miguel Cruz is from Information Visualization.