Paul Kiel

Paul Kiel is a staff writer for ProPublica.  Previously, he wrote for TPMmuckraker, Talking Points Memo’s investigative reporting blog, from 2006 to 2008. TPM’s coverage of the firings of U.S. attorneys and politicization of the Department of Justice won a George Polk Award for legal reporting.
ProPublica Reports | By Paul Kiel, By Olga Pierce | Banking, Housing, Regulation
With millions of homeowners still struggling to stay in their homes, the Obama administration’s $75 billion foreclosure prevention program has been weakened, perhaps fatally, by lax oversight and a posture of cooperation — rather than enforcement — with the nation’s biggest banks. More