Mashup Web Site Tracks Money Trail of Politicians

During the Watergatescandal that eventually toppled President Richard Nixon, confidentialsource "Deep Throat" advised two enterprising Washington Post reportersto "follow the money" to uncover the scandal’s ringleaders.

Now, a small, not-for-profit company, is developing a databaseand application mashup that will allow the public to follow anothermoney trail?the connection between campaign contributions and the waylawmakers vote.

The mashup brings together two usually disparate sources of information?donor money and vote data?in an interactive map.

Read the full article at eWEEK.