Derek Willis

Derek Willis


Journalist with coding habit at @propublica. Hobby: @openelex. Cricket, @PP_Represent & campaign finance. Talk to me: DM for Signal/ derek.willis@propublica.org

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House Ethics Committee to Rep. Duncan Hunter: you should stop voting on the floor now.

Totally normal fundraising message from the Trump campaign:

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Ok, which one of you political scientists assigned creating a PAC as homework?

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Today I brought what @MrNishKumar  might identify as a bread roll but as it was a Brazilian cheese roll I think it would be less of a threat to him.

If you're surprised that the cover of a congressional committee reports looks similar to one produced in 1974 maybe you don't understand what kind of institution Congress is and how it works?

Reporters with data skills! Want to work with @Kenwardjr  & @EricEyre  doing investigative stories in West Virginia? Apply for this Report for America position:

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Four people have died at the Milwaukee County Jail since April, including a newborn. A newborn.

Recipients of payments from Trump campaign with “Trump” in name, through May 31. Doesn’t include Mar-a-Lago/planes.

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Rand Paul went to Prague in July, and all of the transactions his campaign paid for were reported with the address of "999 ANONYMOUS STREET", which sounds pretty happening, tbh.

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KS Secretary of State will not fulfill his own request to himself.

State & local officials, not federal ones, administer elections. "Rigged" elections imply that states, incl where Rs govern, are in on it.

Middle school career day mission accomplished:

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1. Twitter bans political ads. 2. Twitter will decide what "political ad" means. The second is vastly more consequential for elections than the first.

Just gonna put this out there. No particular reason:

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If you want to exclude, say, black people from Facebook targeted ads for housing, you can:

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