Here is a look at what happened last Friday on the Sunlight network.

  • Luigi Montanez went through the creation of Poligraft, a new tool from the Sunlight Foundation that allows you to see the influence connections in news stories, press releases, and more. (Sunlight Labs)
  • Anupama Narayanswamy used Poligraft to look at the connections between Sen. Richard Shelby’s (R-AL) earmark requests and his donors. (Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group)
  • Paul Blumenthal used Poligraft to find connections between Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) and his donors. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal put together a recent history of the House Ethics Committee. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Nancy Watzman looked at an annual fundraiser for Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT). (Party Time)
  • Take a look at the previous days transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency related events. (The Open House Project)

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