The Agency Spotlight tracks appointments to leadership positions at 39 agencies through the confirmation process and beyond. The Spotlight monitors and exhibits key votes for three prominent agencies — the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Congress has a transparency caucus, and we help coordinate its advisory committee. Come watch videos of our panel discussions that cover every issue under the sun.
The Congressional Research Service publishes thousands of reports on policymaking questions facing lawmakers. We republish those reports in a user-friendly format.
When a disaster strikes, can Congress keep operating? At Continuity of Congress, we round up resources and research about legislative continuity from around the world.
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Demand Progress is a co-founder of Freedom From Facebook and Google, a coalition mobilized to get federal regulators and Congress to break up these tech giants, regulate them to keep us safe, and hold them accountable for their wrongdoing.
Demand Progress is a co-founder of the Athena coalition, a broad coalition formed to protect our democracy, our communities, and our economy from Amazon’s unaccountable power. Together we work to push Congress and federal regulators to act against Amazon’s grip on our society and economy and protect workers’ rights and civil rights.
Demand Progress launched the Fourth Amendment Advisory Committee with a robust group of bipartisan allies to support the work of the Fourth Amendment Caucus. With this platform, we bring a diverse array of experts to speak directly with Congressional decision makers and the public about the Fourth Amendment.
Our hub for unique research and analysis of government surveillance, including what records the government collects on people in the United States under the PATRIOT Act, FISA generally, and other claimed authorities.
The central hub for online net neutrality activism. Battle for the Net has been home to some of the largest digital days of actions in the history of the internet, helping to secure major wins in the fight against Big Cable for strong net neutrality protections.
Our innovative distributed organizing project, run alongside our partners at Fight for the Future and Free Press Action. Team Internet built a network of volunteers, combining grassroots power with technology to create hundreds of in-person rallies across the country to hold lawmakers accountable and restore open internet protections.