Friday, September 05, 2008

Following the Money

With the campaign season now in full swing, we will all want to find a way to track the financial claims of both candidates and their campaigns. A great resource to do just that is the Sunlight Foundation - with its associated sites and

According to their site, the Sunlight Foundation was founded to "to make information about Congress and the federal government more meaningfully accessible to citizens" and to serve "as a catalyst for greater political transparency and to foster more openness and accountability in government." focuses on "money’s influence on U.S. elections and public policy." provides spending data for federal contracts t and federal assistance data.

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