Open Secrets Takes Us One Step Closer To Open Government

from the a-good-step-forward dept, the website of Center for Responsive Politics has just put over 200 million documents online — basically the groups’ entire archives. Specifically, the data includes info about fundraising, lobbying, personal finance of politicians and information about “advocacy groups” known as 527 organizations. It looks like a treasure trove of information that plenty of politicians and lobbyists probably wish remained hidden behind closed doors.

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Kent says:


Given the recent appointment of former RIAA attorneys to positions in the DOJ I would expect to find that the RIAA had somehow donated significantly to his campaign fund, although I haven’t had a chance to check it out yet.

I’m very dissapointed about these decisions and very worried about the situation.

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