Source:Bill Allison; Lindsay Renick Mayer; Jonathan Salant
Affiliation:Sunlight Foundation; Center for Responsive Politics; Bloomberg News
New tools and techniques exist for tracking campaign contributions. Lobbyists must now disclose their contributions to campaigns, presidential libraries and nonprofits linked to lawmakers. Campaigns will provide lists of the lobbyists who "bundle" contributions. Learn how to find out that information, as well as uncover the Web sites that link votes and contributions and post invitations to congressional fundraisers. Find out what's out there and how to make use of it in your reporting.