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Elections Aren't Just for Even Numbered Years
Nov. 6, 2013, 1:22 a.m.

It's Election Day! Well, for many of you it is.

Primary in Illinois' 2nd District Special Election
Feb. 26, 2013, 5:09 p.m.

Six days after Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty to the misuse of campaign funds, voters in his long-held district go the polls to begin the process of finding a replacement.


Candidates Flunk 20-Year Study of Political Courage
Oct. 29, 2012, 8:07 p.m.

A  20-year study of over 15,000 congressional candidates and their willingness to answer questions on the major issues

June Common Ground E-Newsletter
June 12, 2012, 6:53 p.m.

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"Are you willing to tell citizens where you stand on the issues?"
April 6, 2012, 5:44 p.m.

It's that time again! We're trying  to coax the truth out of politicians across the country with the Political Courage Test. Find out if your candidates are being tested now. 


To all Congressional Candidates: Gotcha!
Oct. 15, 2010, 8:06 p.m.

Project Vote Smart is putting a BIG GUARD DOG onto the political playing field. Today VoteEasy will go national with the attached release.  It has not been easy to create and we need your help to build on it. Even if you be a contributing member or volunteer, please use it to defend yourself from the political nonesense that frustrates and often disgusts us all. 



US-Peru Trade Agreement Podcast HR 3688
Dec. 13, 2007, 5:56 a.m.

Navigating Thomas: Bill Texts
Dec. 13, 2007, 5:14 a.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Nov. 20, 2007, 12:43 a.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Nov. 13, 2007, 1:31 a.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Nov. 6, 2007, 12:16 a.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Oct. 20, 2007, 4:38 a.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Oct. 15, 2007, 10:13 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Oct. 9, 2007, 12:15 a.m.

Patent Law Changes Act Podcast
Sept. 18, 2007, 1:57 a.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Sept. 15, 2007, 4:32 a.m.

Congressional Snapshot Podcast
Aug. 20, 2007, 8:10 p.m.

A Breather for Congress
Aug. 11, 2007, 3:32 a.m.

Congressional Happenings
Aug. 2, 2007, 11:11 p.m.

It's the people
July 30, 2007, 8:13 p.m.

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