The House and Senate health care bills are different. Here’s how.

How different are the House and Senate health care bills? Our technology quantifies and visualizes the similarities and differences. We went section by section in the Senate bill, matching it with its closest House counterpart. Some sections are virtually identical, and others are completely unique. In table 1 are the paired House+Senate sections. If you Read More »


With Sunlight Foundation gone, who will make gov data transparent?

“Sunlight,” Justice Louis Brandeis commented in 1913, “is said to be the best of disinfectants.”  The quote gave the Sunlight Foundation its motto and name.  Founded in 2006 by Michael Klein and Ellie Miller – and immediately made notable for its investigation into the personal finances of then-Speaker of the House, Denny Hastert – the Read More »