- Dark money isn't just for conservative groups, according to new documents filed with the IRS. The left-leaning nonprofit League of Conservation Voters spent $36 million in 2012, with $15 million going towards political activities. (Public Integrity)
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Time again to look at the past week through the lens of deleted tweets from U.S. politicians caught by Politwoops.Continue reading
The intersecting worlds of big data, transparency and journalism are changing rapidly. Need a roadmap to the new terrain? Fortunately, the University of Oxford has teamed up with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism to produce a new ...Continue reading
November 30th marks the first major deadline for agency compliance with President Obama’s Open Data Executive Order and accompanying Memorandum M-13-13. In addition to representing an important step in the march towards open government and proper data management, this ...Continue reading
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As he settles into his new post as chair of the Republican Governors' Association, a look at the fundraising chops of Chris Christie shows the Jerseyite already has substantial national supportContinue reading
- Republican Representative Tom Petri (WI) introduced a bill that purports to encourage more individuals to give small amounts to political campaigns. The Citizens Involvement in Campaigns (CIVIC) Act would restore tax credits and deductions for small donations that ...
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Just two days after the filing of Sunlight’s first lawsuit, and after more than five months of agency recalcitrance ...Continue reading
Today, the Sunlight Foundation joined with more than 30 Civil Society organizations from around the world and urged leaders to conduct the Trans-Pacific Partnership and any future trade negotiations in "a manner consistent with the democratic principles and openness and ...Continue reading