This great sortable database makes it easy to figure out who in the House managed to take the most money from the health industry while voting against healthcare reform. As a bonus, there’s a column noting the percentage of uninsured in their district. The most obvious story I see in this data: Pete Sessions sold out TX-32.
Data and analysis from the Washington Post on President Obama’s calendar. Who is getting face time, on what topic, for how long, on a daily basis?
A must-read interview with one of the best data jockeys working the desk at wpni. I am still remarkably clueless about how to get started with data, but Derek drops some good hints here.
It’s all good, but the last two grafs before the closing caveat are money.
SJSU J-Schooler Kyle Hansen gets tapped to go to the Washington Post and intern for Rob Curley and friends. This is awesome.
“We’re granola-eating snobs, too. We put our kid in cloth diapers rather than disposables. We prefer wearing slings to pushing strollers. We believe in “attachment parenting” and take Henry, barnacle-like, everywhere. Don’t you hate us already?” – via Gan
10 Obvious things about the future of the Washington Post to get through your head.
A profile of our favorite newspaper cartoonist.
Adrian gets a million bucks to work with, leaves wapo.com.
The answer to this question is “Yes,” kids. Go to DC, learn, and prosper.