Gerry Adams heads up Sinn Fein, an Irish political party that advocates for a united Ireland. From November 2012 to... View ArticleContinue reading
Politwoops 2013: the year’s top politicians and their best deletions from Twitter
As the year winds down and Washington retreats to spend the holidays with family and friends, let's look back at the many gifts politicians left for Politwoops in 2013 as they deleted messages once shared eagerly with their followers.Continue reading
Who’s going to blink? Influence profiles of eight who could end the shutdown
If the government shutdown is going to be resolved, it's going to take compromise by some key players who so far haven't shown much willingness to bend. So who might influence these influentials? Sunlight decided to examine some of the monied interests behind key figures in the debate.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, in many cases the special interests are closely aligned with their beneficiaries' positions in the standoff, which largely revolves around the health care debate.
Here's a closer look:
The president is the most prodigious fundraising weapon in the Democrats' arsenal. His campaign's success in ...Continue reading