Looks like the USGPO — the agency the published official documents related to the federal government — has updated its site, and is rolling out the beta of a project that makes XML docs of Congressional bills publicly available:

Seems like good news for app and designers with a political bent.


I hadn't seen this before, but this may be an even better resource:

It's a set of open source government tracking tools maintained by the Sunlight Foundation,, the NYT and the EFF!

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