via Sunlight’s blog.
Happy Friday! Sunlight’s Party Time Tumblr is urging you to make like Congress today and shake your moneymaker. It’s a visual we can get down with.
The Sunlight Foundation scoured its Political Party Time database for political fundraisers held at concerts in 2013. And boy did we hit the jackpot: From pop princess Taylor Swift to Queen Bey, Carole King and the Rolling Stones, politicians of all stripes used the opportunity of marquee names and VIP suites to shake their moneymakers.
This, then, is a playlist of some of the songs — about money, of course — that we imagine pols heard in the process.
Where is the Midwest?
A new tool is asking users to draw the outline of what they consider the region to be.
You guys follow our Sunlight Cities tumblr, right?
All of the graphics!
Here’s a round-up of most of our graphics from our Political 1% of the 1% sereis.
How do the nation’s most elite political donors spend their money?
The geography of the 1% of the 1%:
It’s hard to imagine donors being more cream of the crop than those members 1% of the 1% that reside in New York.