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- An iPhone app that mashes up a variety of different data for Congress including videos, twitter feeds, office maps, click to call, find legislator by GPS, recent votes, websites and committees.
- All-in-one liberal iPhone app.
- Maplight.org combines political results with financial contributions to show how capital contributions affect voting. This specific mashup allows users to track financial contributions that might...
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