Chris Gates is the new president of the Sunlight Foundation. For the past three decades he has been a leading voice for strengthening democratic processes and structures and developing new approaches to both engagement and decision-making. Gates also speaks and teaches extensively around the country on the topics of civic engagement and democratic theory, history and practice.
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Friday, June 05, 2015
Eulogy for Politwoops
In 2012, Twitter made the decision to allow Sunlight to curate the deleted tweets from lawmakers and those seeking elected office. Last night all that changed. When we launched Politwoops three years ago , our goal was to create accountability and a public record for the messages elected officials...