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Capitol News Connection needs the help of Ask Your Lawmaker fans!

Dear Fans of AYL: As most of you know, the team of journalists from Capitol News Connection are the ones who round up answers from senators and house members when you submit them to Ask Your Lawmaker. Capitol News Connection is establishing a stronger…Read More

Melinda Wittstock featured in the We Media podcast

Check out this podcast! Brian Reich interviews Melinda Wittstock about Ask Your Lawmaker and the future of news media.

Check out the O'Reilly Radar blog article about Ask Your Lawmaker!

Melinda Wittstock gave a presentation about Ask Your Lawmaker at the Ethos Roundtable yesterday. Andy Oram of O'Reilly Media was in attendance, and wrote an article about for O'Reilly Radar. Please check it…Read More

Do you have a question about swine flu? Or a question for Senator Specter? Or even a question about swine flu for Senator Specter?

As always, it's easy to ask your question! Just go to And while you're at it, please check out all the new features on on the "Ask Your Lawmaker" widget. You can choose your own name for the widget, or customize it so…Read More

Congress is back in session - what's your question?

This is a really good time to direct a question to a U.S. senator or house member. What are your concerns? If you'd like to use Ask Your Lawmaker to submit a question, just go to Remember: - It only…Read More

Last chance to vote for us in Netsquared Mobile Challenge!

Dear Friends of "Ask Your Lawmaker," Today is the last day for voting in the NetSquared Mobile Challenge. Please vote for Ask Your Lawmaker! Here's how to vote: Your vote is really important to us, because the winning projects…Read More

"Ask Your Lawmaker" needs your help: Please vote for us!

"Ask Your Lawmaker" has entered the NetSquared mobile applications challenge. The winners will receive cash awards, and we plan to use ours to fund an application that will enable concerned citizens to use their mobile phones to send questions to their U.S.…Read More
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