Here is a look at what happened yesterday on the Sunlight network.
- Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency headlines including Rep. Darrell Issa’s wide-ranging subpoena for documents around the Countywide Financial’s VIP lenders program, FCC member Michael Copps desire to require full disclosure of companies and political parties behind shadowy campaign ads, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Paul Blumenthal reported that Republican members of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) want to expand Citizens United, releasing a document stating that corporations should be able to contribute directly to the campaigns of federal office seekers. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Scott Stadum devled deeper into his pick for Tool for Transparency, PostRank. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Paul Blumenthal looked at the new members of the Capitol Hill to K Street revolving door. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Paul Blumenthal detailed the lobbying and campaign contributions of the organizations sitting down with President Obama to discuss “innovation”. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Take a look at the previous day’s transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency related events. (The Open House Project)