The ProPublica Campaign Finance API allows developers to retrieve data from United States Federal Election Commission filings and other sources. This data includes summary information for candidates and committees and some kinds of itemized data. The ProPublica Campaign Finance database is updated daily, with electronic filings being updated every 15 minutes.
ProPublica has introduced a new application and API that provide access to healthcare provider information such as how much providers were paid for their services, payments providers received from drug and device companies, and types of drugs prescribed by healthcare providers.
We've added twelve APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Astronomy, Politics, Mapping, and QR Codes. One highlight today is an API provided by NASA that allows programmatic access to a database of sounds recorded in space. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.