Reports

Issue One's original research and in-depth investigations


All Expenses Paid

How leadership PACs became politicians’ preferred ticket to luxury living

Dark Money Illuminated

A deep-dive into the top 15 dark money groups


The Ethics Blind Spot

How the House and Senate ethics committees fail to foster a culture of high ethical standards in Congress

Leadership PACs, Inc. 

How Washington power players use leadership PAC contributions to buy access and influence


The Price of Power

How political parties squeeze influential lawmakers to boost campaign coffers

Why We Left Congress

How the Legislative Branch Is Broken and What We Can Do About It


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Read “Why We Left Congress: How the Legislative Branch Is Broken and What We Can Do About It”

Issue One’s new joint report with the R Street Institute examines the legislative branch’s dysfunction through conversations with members who have voluntarily departed in the 2018 cycle. Read the full report and proposed solutions in “Why We Left Congress: How the Legislative Branch is Broken and What We Can Do About Ithere.