The CivicFeed API allows developers to integrate millions of news articles, public datasets, and smart analytics into their websites and applications. The API can be used to analyze news trends over time, discover relevant authors and organizations, and to display news on websites or applications. It can also get information about legislative activities at the state and federal level such as bill summaries, votes, and sponsorships. The API's entity extraction can automatically identify people, organizations, and other significant entities in text.
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