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Learn how to be a political insider

This non profit resource allows users to track specific bills, view the most popular bills, view "This Week in Congress," track specific issues, and even use social networking tools like blogs, etc. The site also allows users to track their
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This non-profit resource allows users to track specific bills, view the most popular bills, view "This Week in Congress," track specific issues, and even use social-networking tools like blogs, etc. The site also allows users to track their representatives via RSS feeds and other tools, which would make a great project for a social studies class.

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