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Technology has dramatically changed the methods of communication in Congress, both among elected officials and with constituents and the world. Over the past three decades, new tech tools have altered the landscape for lawmakers, citizens, activists and the media. We examine how websites and search engines have brought votes and deal-making out of the shadows and explore the future of tech on Capitol Hill.
- Andrew Weber Legislative Information Systems Manager, Law Library of Congress
- John Wonderlich Policy Director, Sunlight Foundation
- Lisa La Plant Information Technology Specialist, Government Publishing Office
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