Obama Keeps Campaign Promises on Campaign Practices

Fulfilling a campaign promise, the Obama administration launched Ethics.gov, a Socrata-powered online database of lobbying reports, ethics records, and campaign finance filings. The new site features a unified search interface, full-text search capabilities, and interactive data exploration to provide unprecedented online access to data that was previously in hard-to-find silos.

“The goal here it to make it easier for you, the citizen, to hold us accountable for our activities and not for special interests.”
Chris Vein, United States Deputy CTO for Innovation, White House More…

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White House Launches Ethics.Gov
by Samuel Rubenfeld, WSJ, March 8th, 2012

White House to launch new Web site, ethics.gov
by Lisa Rein, Washington Post, March 8th, 2012

We Can’t Wait: Strengthening Our Democracy Through Open Government
by Mark Zuckerman, Macon Phillips, and Chris Vein, White House Blog, March 8th, 2012

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The President’s Commitment
by Ethics.Gov