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Lili Shirley


Lessons of Watergate Scandal Still Resonate

March 16, 2013

Over the last 40 years, the Watergate scandal has been dissected every which way, but the lessons learned continue to shape our politics and legislation to this day.

Glass Half Full or Empty? A Look at Obama’s Transparency Record

March 12, 2013

OpenTheGovernment.org released a report today that looks at the steps President Obama’s administration has taken to create a more open government.

5 Great Online Tools for Mining Public Records

March 11, 2013

Thanks to our open records laws, you can find a treasure trove of information on the web—everything from details about publically traded companies to where stimulus funds are going.