Articles by Robert O'Harrow

As a reporter for the Financial and Investigative staffs of the Post, Robert O'Harrow has carved out a data privacy beat and uncovered stories about the use of information that has led to changes in state and federal law. In 2000, O'Harrow was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize. He was a recipient of the 2003 Carnegie Mellon Cybersecurity Reporting Award.

Alaska native corporations' contracting privileges targeted (Post, October 7, 2010; 9:01 PM)
Alaska-connected GTSI cut off from new federal contracts (Post, October 2, 2010)
SBA suspends major contractor GTSI from government work (Post, October 1, 2010; 11:17 PM)
In deals between Alaska corporation and D.C. area contractor, a disconnect (Post, October 1, 2010; 11:46 AM)
TWO WORLDS A WASHINGTON POST INVESTIGATION: Behind lucrative deals, a disconnect (Post, October 1, 2010)
Breaking with tradition, native executives propose reforms to ANCs (Post, October 1, 2010)
ANC reform: Alaska natives battle for change (Post, September 30, 2010; 9:06 PM)
For many with stake in Alaska native corporations, promise of better life remains unfulfilled (Post, September 30, 2010; 10:53 AM)
TWO WORLDS A WASHINGTON POST INVESTIGATION: In Alaska, a promise unmet (Post, September 30, 2010)
Bethesda consultant made millions with Alaska firm (Post, September 30, 2010)
Bethesda consultant made millions with Alaska firm (Post, September 29, 2010; 11:30 PM)
A drumbeat of warnings about impropriety regarding Alaska native corporation contracts (Post, September 29, 2010; 11:06 PM)
Despite questions over ANCs, many pay out millions in dividends, scholarships, charitable donations (Post, September 29, 2010; 9:27 PM)
No plan formed to keep bomb materials from crossing borders (Post, June 30, 2010)
Lawmakers' investments, oversight intersect: Some congressional panels have high concentrations of shares in sectors they oversee (Post, June 14, 2010)
CAPITOL ASSETS An occasional look at congressional investing: Rep. Moran's portfolio shows Congress' leeway in trading (Post, May 25, 2010)
Some lawmakers also shorted stocks: Private speculative investments highlight potential conflicts (Post, May 5, 2010)
Financial overhaul likely to benefit clearinghouses: Chicago Mercantile Exchange could be among beneficiaries (Post, May 5, 2010)
Derivatives made simple, if that's really possible (Post, April 21, 2010)
Ex-TSA pick's firm won Army contract after sleep apnea cited: Harding's company got $100 million deal set aside for disabled vets (Post, March 28, 2010)
Homeland Security Dept. says it will drop plans for Bush-era nuclear detectors (Post, February 27, 2010)
Obama's embattled TSA pick withdraws as opposition mounts: Errors in Southers's testimony prompted skepticism from GOP (Post, January 21, 2010)
The Dingells and GM illustrate a Capitol Hill quandary: Rules on conflicts predate surge in stock ownership and federal interventions (Post, January 11, 2010)
Republicans demand more facts about TSA nominee: STATEMENTS CONFLICTED
Ex-FBI agent improperly searched database
(Post, January 7, 2010)
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