Just one week after delving into Meerkat, politicians are checking out Periscope, the latest app to live-stream video.Continue reading
The Week on Politwoops: A regal Rep., Christmas is for kids and an error from a dog, staffer
This week's roundup of deletions archived by Politwoops include a purple bedecked congresswoman, retaking a holiday from unknown detractors and a refreshing explanation on a bizarre deletion.Continue reading
Politically connected nonprofits have long bested the IRS
The Republican Governors Public Policy Committee is a nonprofit organization with a multimillion dollar budget devoted to "promoting social welfare and efficient and responsible government practices" according to the most recent tax return it filed with the Internal Revenue Service. On its website, the group tells a different story: It's "the official policy organization of the nation’s Republican governors."
As House Government Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Darrell Issa, R-Calif., prepares to broaden his investigation of the Internal Revenue Service's admitted targeting of conservative groups ...Continue reading
Sunlight Live covers the conventions
Republican conventioneers may have dodged Tropical Storm Isaac. Now they're facing another challenge: Sunlight at night.
Throughout this week's GOP convention in Tampa and next week's Democratic gathering in Charlotte, the Sunlight Foundation will be covering major speakers with a tool that will allow us -- and you -- to provide real-time commentary and analysis.
Starting at 7 p.m. ET, we'll open up our Sunlight Live website, where you can watch a video stream of the convention and, at the same time, read information and background about the speakers and their themes, mined from the Sunlight Foundation ...Continue reading
New Super PAC: Stop Public Unions Now
A new Super PAC has launched with the very timely name Stop Public Unions Now. This political committee launches as... View ArticleContinue reading