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Political eye candy, a real feast for the eyes. Great application of data analysis based on facial expressions during inaugural addresses. Reagan is particularly interesting.

http://emotions.periscopic.com/inauguration/

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"PROTESTING: SPARKING CHANGE OR PUTTING YOURSELF IN DANGER?" Sarah's take on ND 1203 and other bills threatening our right to peaceably assemble

https://www.billtrack50.com/blog/civil-rights/protesting-sparking-change-or-putting-yourself-in-danger/


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Not strictly speaking legislative, but definitely political, eye candy, and lots of fun. How well do you do? I got awfully close on most of them. Dead on for crime, pretty far off for debt. You try!

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/01/15/us/politics/you-draw-obama-legacy.html

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Delightful and inspiring new post from +Scott Yates: "Citizen Legislators - How to Regain the Magic of Doing Something"

Daylight Savings Time. Bah! Don't let yourself be forced to get up an hour early without a fight!

http://www.billtrack50.com/blog/in-the-news/citizen-legislators-how-to-regain-the-magic-of-doing-something/ 

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Some amazing analysis from Josh from GovTrack.us showing how (part of) a bill actually becomes (part of) a law. Congress may not be quite as gridlocked and partisan as it has seemed:

https://medium.com/@govtrack/how-a-complex-network-of-bills-becomes-a-law-9972b9624d36#.8qyrwnx0e

Great stuff!

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A look back at 2016 and how it stacked up, legislatively:

2016 WRAP-UP, POLITICAL EYE CANDY STYLE

https://www.billtrack50.com/blog/eye-candy/2016-wrap-up-political-eye-candy-style/

Really great post from Sarah looking at BillTrack50's trending bills today and how they sum up America. There's something for everyone. Health, free speech, social security, voter id, etc. A slice of legislative life in these interesting times:

http://www.billtrack50.com/blog/uncategorized/a-slice-of-life-december-2016/

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Why is blaze pink such a controversial color?

Sarah Evelynn Johnson takes a look at hunting legislation across the states in 2016 with her new post "Hunting for some new legislation?":

http://www.billtrack50.com/blog/in-the-news/hunting-for-some-new-legislation/ 
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