House Democrats launch new site

The House Democratic Caucus launched a new Web site designed to highlight what members are doing, saying and voting on today.

The site-- will feature specific members--this week it's John Dingell (D-Mich.), the longest-serving member in the House. It summarizes major legislation passed by Democrats and upcoming bills. And it has a Twitter-like feed of quotes from members on topics and pieces of legislation (as shown).

House Democratic Caucus website image

Here's a story I wrote earlier this week about what House Republicans have been up to on the Web.

“Now, anyone with access to the Internet can log on to our new site and get an inside perspective on the legislation House Democrats are working to pass,” said Caucus Chairman Rep. John B. Larson (Conn.).