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Revolving Dollar Washington

Team: Rev
Location: Stanford
Project Overview: Creating a network of congress and associated lobbyists, with connections based on amount of money and/or history of relationship.
Should elucidate the revolving door of washington, based on previous relationships.

-On top of basic profile pages of the network, graphs will show how much money is needed to swing a congresspersons vote.
-A questionnaire for the user will link the user to the most relevant bills, government officials or related lobbyists/sectors.  Could encourage actionable meetups, shares or votes targeted to the user, by issues they have chosen as important.

-Focus for today is on issues of tax reform, banking and other $ specific issues.
-Environmental Bills

Prize: Best.
Existing Code or Libraries:
-Python
-Javascript
-Backbone
-FEC Filings



Presentation:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ZOr8HWXw6-6fUK8sdRJNWNf-WZvRJdkZPnTf09_gRyg/edit?usp=sharing

Visualizations:


Kyle Mulroe earthxn@gmail.com
Bill Tang  billtang@gmail.com Coder
Alison Flint alison.flint@gmail.com Data Scientist
Bob Poekert bob@poekert.com Data Scientist
Andreas Gros andigros72@gmail.com Data Engineer
Ying Lei ying.lei.07@gmail.com Data / Coder
Carlos Vinueza chinesco@gmail.com Engineer
Gowri Potharaju gowri.potharaju@gmail.com GeoSpatial
Keith Stevens fozziethebeat@gmail.com Data Engineer
Lydia Randall lydiasrandall@gmail.com
Tom Cronin tgcronin06@gmail.com
Debbie Anyu Lai iamdlai@gmail.com
Arlene Davis
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