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Would You Trust This Man?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He was once the most reviled man in Washington, the latest embodiment of Washington corruption. Now, ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff is trying...

Haunt the House and Senate This Halloween

Ellen Miller | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics
Ellen Miller

In less than a month the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction will send Congress their recommendations to cut at least $1.2 trillion. If that wasn't frightening enough, a majority of their work has taken place behind closed doors.

Sunshine Week: Optimism through the Clouds

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

After launching Sunshine Week with yesterday's successful Advisory Committee on Transparency event, it's a good time to reflect on positive transparen...

A Setback in the Commitment From the White House

Ellen Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Miller

With the appointment of White House Counsel Bob Bauer and Steven Croley to the Domestic Policy Counsel, we have just lost an important fight over how the administration will handle the duties of 'ethics czar' post Norm Eisen's tenure.

PdF 2010 LIVE BLOG: The State of Tech-Powered Politics

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Forget CPAC. Never mind the DLC. Personal Democracy Forum (PdF) serves as the quintessential hub of examining where politics is headed in our tech-centric, increasingly mobile, socially connected 21st century.

HuffPost Spotlight Series: Let's Innovate!

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Leading through innovation is what the 15 "Featured Doers" in HuffPost's inaugural Spotlight Series are all about. Some are recognizable names. Others are not. But they're all innovators and trend-setters in their respective fields.

Ellen Miller

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Among a relatively small but influential coterie of online political thinkers in Washington, D.C., Miller is the reigning queen of transparency. And f...

HuffPost Game Changers: Who Is The Ultimate Game Changer In Politics?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(VOTING IS NOW CLOSED) HuffPost's Game Changers celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 10 categories who are harnessing the power o...

The Pulse of Congress At Your Fingertips

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jake Brewer

Sunlight Labs new Real Time Congress App for the iPhone gives users access to instantaneous in-the-know information in the palm of your hand.

Technology + Transparency = New Politics

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Technology + Transparency = New Politics. In other words, technology allows for transparency which leads to a new kind of people-powered politics.

Data.Gov Launches: Why You Should Care and What You Should Do

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Brewer

Sometimes the geekiest stuff is the most important. When it comes to creating a more transparent and accountable government, Thursday, May 21, is one...