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There are Web sites that cover the actions and inactions of Congress. And there are Web sites that let voters contact their members of Congress and comment. CQ Roll Call wants to bridge the two. This week, the media company is revamping one of its Web sites, Congress.org , with an eye toward what one of its executives, Peter Anthony, calls “informed action.” “If I’m reading an article on Congress.org about an issue that’s important to me, I can very quickly contact my member of Congress and let them know how I feel about a specific issue,” said Mr.
Tips for spreading your ideas without getting the runaround. posted Feb 24, 2012 The Occupy movement has changed the political conversation . But will it make a difference in what politicians actually do? We can help—through the questions we ask. Our political discourse now regularly includes references to inequality , corporate power , and Wall Street excess.
Political Ad Sleuth is an opportunity for local volunteers to help us make a national, online database of TV stations’ public ad files. This paperwork, which every broadcaster keeps but doesn’t post online, contains important information about who is buying airtime for political ads. Visit project Checking Influence shows you how companies you do business with every day are wielding political influence.
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