David S. Fallis

Staff writer


A pain center specializing in an uncommon type of drug injection received millions in reimbursements.

  • May 10, 2014

In interviews, many doctors said the payments were passed along to drug companies.

  • Apr 9, 2014

Monitors that classify noises, assess their location and alert officers offer an unprecedented view of gun crime.

  • Nov 2, 2013

Since 2000, nearly 50,000 have been taken off the two jurisdictions’ streets. The vast majority are handguns.

  • May 28, 2013

Analysis of a Virginia database shows a drop-off in high-capacity magazines during the ban and a surge afterward.

  • Jan 10, 2013

Congress passed changes in 2007 limiting lobbying by their relatives but left a lot of room for the practice.

  • Dec 29, 2012

The fights ahead will be protracted and brutal — and any legislation may well be riddled with loopholes.

  • Dec 22, 2012

Seventy-three members of Congress have pushed legislation in recent years that could benefit businesses or industries in which they or their family are involved or invested, according to a Washington Post analysis.

  • Oct 7, 2012

A Washington Post investigation finds that, contrary to many popular perceptions, lawmakers don’t get rich by merely being in Congress. Rich people who go to Congress, though, keep getting richer while they’re there.

  • Oct 6, 2012

Fiscal conservative has a record of pushing for and earmarking federal funds for his congressional district.

  • Aug 17, 2012
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David S. Fallis is a staff writer on the Washington Post’s investigations unit. In 2012, he was part of a team that investigated how the personal finances of federal lawmakers intersect with their legislative activities, which won a Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting. His 2010 examination into the sources of crime guns was awarded an Investigative Reporters and Editors Freedom of Information medal and an Emmy. His reporting on deplorable conditions in Virginia’s assisted-living facilities won the Heywood Broun Award in 2004. And in 2002, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Goldsmith Award for an investigation of questionable shootings and in-custody deaths involving Prince George’s County police. Before joining the Post in 1999, he wrote and edited for the Tulsa World. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma and teaches investigative reporting part-time at George Washington University.
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