Here is a look at what happened yesterday ontheSunlightnetwork.

  • Noah Kunin included highlights of day one of Representative Charlie Rangel’s (D-NY) trial before the House Ethics Committee. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal commented on Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his endorsement of an earmark moratorium, a reversal of his earlier stance supporting earmarks. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal also included more on the Senate’s history with earmark moratorium, listing the Republicans who voted against an earmark moratorium who will continue to serve in the 112th Congress. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Ellen Miller wrote about a Sunlight grantee, Code for America, and their mission to foster better city governments by forming a more perfect union between talented and innovated developers with motivated cities. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal also criticized Rep. Charlie Rangel’s decision to remove himself from his own ethics trial, noting Rangel’s defense plan to to lose the trial but win in the court of public opinion. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Tom Lee responded to Sam Smith’s post on Sunlight’s desire for better formats for open data, encouraging smarter ways to use OCR (optical character recognition). (Sunlight Labs Blog)
  • Take a look at the previousdays transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introducedinCongress, and transparency related events. (The Open House Project)

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