Pulitzer prize: National reporting

The Washington Post staff

National Reporting winner, shared with the New York Times

“For deeply sourced, relentlessly reported coverage in the public interest that dramatically furthered the nation’s understanding of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to the Trump campaign, the President-elect’s transition team and his eventual administration.” — The Pulitzer Committee

Here are the pieces that were part of the entry.

Cover: Evan Vucci/AP; photo illustration by Nick Kirkpatrick/The Washington Post

National security adviser Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian ambassador, despite denials, officials say

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

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Justice Department warned White House that Flynn could be vulnerable to Russian blackmail, officials say

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

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FBI once planned to pay former British spy who authored controversial Trump dossier

Leon Neal/Getty Images

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Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not disclose

Melina Mara/The Washington Post

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Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

Russian Foreign Ministry/AP

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Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence

Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post

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Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say

Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

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Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault

Alexei Druzhinin/AFP/Getty Images; photo illustration by Nick Kirkpatrick/The Washington Post

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Trump dictated son’s misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

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How Trump’s skepticism of U.S. intelligence on Russia left an election threat unchecked

Evan Vucci/AP; photo illustration by Nick Kirkpatrick/The Washington Post

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