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Clearspending is a service provided by the Sunlight Foundation and provides transparency data on the federal checkbook and government spending.
FactCheck.org is a nonpartisan, nonprofit consumer advocate for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics by monitoring the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players.
FAIR is a national media watch group that offers criticism of media bias and censorship.
FairWarning is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides news on safety, health and corporate conduct and distributes their stories to other media outlets.
Get Money Out
Campaign to get things done and get money from special interests out of our political system.
Influence Explorer provides a tool from the Sunlight Foundation that allows users to find out how companies are wielding political influence through lobbying and campaign contributions.
Institute for Public Accuracy
Institute for Public Accuracy is a nationwide consortium of policy researchers seeking to broaden public discourse and to promote the inclusion of alternative outlooks.
MAPLight.org, a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan nonprofit organization which provides a public database that illuminates the connection between campaign donations and legislative votes, making money/vote connections transparent.
Media Matters for America
Media Matters for America is a non-profit progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting news or commentary presented in the media that is not accurate, reliable, or credible.
MediaChannel.org is a nonprofit, public interest Web site dedicated to global media issues.
National Priorities Project
National Priorities Project (NPP) makes complex federal budget information transparent and accessible so people can prioritize and influence how their tax dollars are spent.
OpenCongress is a free, non-profit, non-partisan, open-source project of the Participatory Politics Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to increase civic engagement.
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens
Poligraft is a project of the Sunlight Foundation which provides a utility with an enhanced view of the people, organizations and relationships described within political news stories, blog posts and press releases.
PR Watch offers investigative reporting on the public relations industry.
Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart, is a non-partisan collective of volunteers, that provides tools for candidate voting records, biographical and contact information, issue positions, interest group ratings, public statements, campaign finances raised and sources, etc.
Revenue Watch Institute
Revenue Watch Institute is a non-profit policy institute and grantmaking organization that promotes the responsible management of oil, gas and mineral resources for the public good.
2013-02-23: Right Wing Watch
People For the American Way's Right Wing Watch is dedicated to monitoring and reporting on the activities of right-wing political organizations, in order to expose the agenda of the extreme Right.
Sunlight Campaign Ad Monitor
Sunlight Campaign Ad Monitor (Sunlight CAM) allows anyone to report information on the political advertising they see on TV, hear on the radio or view online.
Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group
Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group is part of the Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses cutting-edge technology and ideas to make government transparent and accountable.
Todays Front Pages
Todays Front Pages is a collection of more than 250 newspapers from around the world that submit their front pages to the Newseum via the Internet.
Transparency Data is a central source for identifying federal lobbyist registrations, federal grants, and federal and state campaign contributions.
United Republic is an organization fighting the corrupting influence of well-financed special interests over American politics and government.
Zero Hedge is a financial news and information site that aims to widen the scope of financial, economic, and political information available to the professional investing public.