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Politics and Voting

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Opensecrets: Center for Responsive Politics, track the money
Polling Report: Congressional approval ratings
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Campaign Finance Disclosure Database Check the facts and accuracy of ads
Political Database of the Americas from Georgetown University
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Taxpayers for Common Sense
Sunlight Foundation
Citizens Against Government Waste
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Democratic National Committee
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Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Senator for CT
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State of Connecticut Home Page
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