Methodology

This document contains links to documentation of the processes we use to ingest and aggregate information from various sources of influence-related disclosures.

REAL-TIME DATA

Real-time Federal Campaign Finance

Real-time Federal Lobbying Registrations

Real-time Post-employment Notices

Real-time Foreign Lobbying (FARA)

PERIODICALLY COLLECTED DATA

Federal Spending

Federal Earmarks (no longer updated)

EPA ECHO (not updated at this time)

HISTORICAL DATA

Federal Campaign Finance

Federal Lobbying

Federal Lobbyist Bundling