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Congressional Record App Updated to Include iPhone

“The Congressional Record app now works across all iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad).  The iPad app has been downloaded over 12,000 times.  I’m guessing with this update, that number will go up.”

via LOC

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Congress’ Best (And Worst) Committee Web Sites

National Journal – “Barack Obama punched his ticket to the White House with the help of innovative digital campaigning, and since arriving he’s overhauled and created high-profile Web sites like WhiteHouse.gov and Recovery.gov. Yet amidst this push for transparency, some Congressional committee Web sites — crucial for disseminating hearing schedules, transcripts and legislation — haven’t caught up.”

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US Senate Votes Now Available in XML – Bring on The Mashups!

ReadWriteWeb – “Today is an important day in the history of politics and technology – the US Senate voting record is finally available in machine-readable XML (extensible markup language) format. Mashups, vote tracking and comparison applications will now be welcomed in the front door of Congress as first class technologies.”

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Metavid

Metavid is a project which seeks to capture, stream, archive and facilitate real-time collective [re]mediation of legislative proceedings. Metavid makes use of entirely free and open source software and video codecs to make both the footage and the architecture of the site available, accessible and recontextualizable.” (via)

Run a search. Get an RSS Feed. Yummy.

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