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

  • John Wonderlich explained why the Citizens United decision doesn’t increase scrutiny for spending on elections. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Mike Liu explained why the Bell, CA salary scandal demonstrates the need for grassroots transparency. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Nancy Watzman looked at the Blogher conference, which was attended by 2,400 women bloggers. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Scott Stadum looked at how news aggregation sites based on user votes can be used to promote open government and transparency. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal looked at what Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) really thinks of his critics. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Tom Lee looked at WMATA’s efforts to release DC transit data. (Sunlight Labs)
  • Please take a few minutes to fill out the Sunlight Labs community survey. (Sunlight Labs)
  • Google wants an exemption from the Federal Elections Commission disclaimer requirement for campaign ads on its AdWords service. (Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group)
  • A proposed regulation would require institutions receiving National Institutes of Health funds to disclose financial interests online. (Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group)
  • Party Time looked at a fundraiser co-hosted by lame duck Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT). (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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