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Estimating U.S. Government Subsidies to Energy Sources (02-08) [From Environmental Law Institute]

Click above to access visual and for the Full Report entitled Estimating U.S. Government Subsidies to Energy Sources: 2002-2008 click here! [HT: Barry Ritholtz @ The Big Picture]

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Roundup of Coverage: Alvin Greene and the South Carolina Senate Primary

This is a bit far afield for the typical things we highlight on this blog.  However, we thought this was an interesting story.  Both Tom Schaller (538.com) and John Sides (The Monkey Cage) offer good initial analysis of the outcome. … Continue reading

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H.R. 4872 Word Cloud

With the passage of H.R. 4872 in the House last night, our previous research on the relative size of H.R. 3962 has been in high demand. While we are not yet prepared to run similar calculations for H.R. 4872, at … Continue reading

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160,000 Hours of C-Span Coverage at Your Finger Tips

As reported in the NY Times …  roughly 160,000 hours of C-SPAN coverage is going live for your consumption.  Yet another example that the Era of Big Data is upon us!

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A Brief History of Senate Reconciliation Votes [From Sunlight Foundation]

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Arlen Specter…. A Red in Blue Territory…Turns Blue… Click Below!

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OpenSecrets Open Data! – Visualizing the Publicly Traded Assets of Senators in 2007

OpenSecrets.org went open with their data today.  In honor of this very significant act and its ramifications on future government transparency, I’ve decided to produce a quick visualization to answer a question I’ve long been intrigued by – the publicly … Continue reading

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Senators of the 110th Congress Take 2-Contributions by Industry/Sector

To view the full image, please click here.   This represents a deeper cut on campaign contributions to the Senators of 110th Congress. Again, we rely upon data from the Center for Responsive Politics.  The CRP aggregates contribution data up … Continue reading

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Visualizing the Campaign Contributions to Senators in the 110th Congress — The TARP EDITION (Documentation for the Network)

  Visualizing the Campaign Contributions to the Senators of the 110th Congress — The TARP EDITION By Michael Bommarito & Daniel Katz University of Michigan Center for the Study of Complex Systems Department of Political Science BASIC OVERVIEW: 110th Congress … Continue reading

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