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Paranormal Legislative Activity

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Brewer

Some really strange stuff went down when the Sunlight Foundation gave a Congressional bill and a camera to a couple. Totally unexplainable.

72 Hours for Defense Appropriations Bill

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Brewer

While debt limit and health care reform provisions are at least being discussed in the media, it is the laws we can't see, that have never been debated in the open, that are the most dangerous threat.

The Health Care Debate and the Marvel of Permalinks

Avelino Maestas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Avelino Maestas

It's still a struggle to easily "compare notes" on legislation. Fortunately, we've made it pretty easy to debate specific sections of legislation here at OpenCongress.

Read The Bill Fail: Cap and Trade Edition

Avelino Maestas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Avelino Maestas

The House today is scheduled to vote on the Waxman-Markey climate change bill, a sweeping piece of legislation that will establish a program to cap em...

How Congress Rushed a Bill that Helped Bring the Economy to Its Knees

Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Blumenthal

If ever there was a case where Congress should have given more time and listened closer, this was it. Now, we're all paying for it.