CAR for Money and Politics

Number 3048
Subject Money And Politics
Source David Heath (The Seattle Times); Bill Allison (Sunlight Foundation); James V. Grimaldi (The Washington Post)
Affiliation Seattle Times
Year 2008
Summary The authors list and describe sources for data to use in stories about money and politics. Some of the sources are place to find concrete records, such as the Federal Election Commission and the IRS. Other sources include organizations that have already compiled the records into searchable databases, like the Center for Public Integrity and OMB watch.
Tags lobbyists; campaign contributions; politics; government documents; government contracts; government spending; sources; internet research
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Panelists David Heath (The Seattle Times); Bill Allison (Sunlight Foundation); James V. Grimaldi (The Washington Post)