Current Version Version: 5.0
Developer Cohen Research Group
Rating
4/5
Price $5.00
Filed Under Reference
Age rating 4+
Compatibility
  • iPhone (Original)
  • iPod Touch
  • iPhone 3G
  • iPhone 3G S

Description

INTRODUCING 111TH CONGRESS!

Now you can have every member of Congress in YOUR pocket.

This application offers all of the vital information you need to be an active and informed citizen between elections. Learn all about who represents you in Congress, contact them in Washington, follow their campaigns and challengers, read their Twitter pages, and see their YouTube videos. Share any link in the application via email, Facebook, or Twitter.

Remember, they work on Capitol Hill but they represent you.

SUPPORT

If you updated the application recently and it crashes, please visit our support page. There is a fix and it works every time.

REVIEWS

Featured by Apple as a "New and Noteworthy" application in February and a "Staff Favorite" in October

• Macworld, "Indispensable"
• Washingtonian, "Top iPhone Apps for Washington"
• What’sOnIPhone, “Something every citizen should have”
• Oh, My, Gov! "#1 iPhone App for Government"
• Mashable, "Top 5 Best Apps for Political Junkies"
• BlogCritics, "Top 10 iPhone Application"
• AppCraver.com, “Editor’s Pick"

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Basic information
Member of Congress's first and last name; title or leadership position, state, senior/junior designation in the Senate and District number in the house, political party affiliation, district map, and biographical information.

Contact information
Washington, DC office address, Google map, official website link, member contact form, and telephone number. We also include the member's Twitter and YouTube links where available.

Capitol staff information
Names and email address links to top staff including: Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, Press Secretary or Communications Director, and the Scheduler. Staff salary information is also included.

Legislative activity
Full committee and subcommittee assignments with applicable chair and ranking member designations, sponsored and cosponsored legislation, earmarks, and overseas trips.

Campaign information
Incumbent campaign website and percent of the vote won in the most recent election, name of the top opponent and website, campaign news, tracking polls where available, and donor information.

Bonus features
Who to contact to register to vote in your state, News (Politico), members of President Obama's cabinet (New York Times), Campaign Finance (OpenSecrets.org), Legislation (THOMAS.loc.gov), Transparency (LegiStorm.com), Ad Watch (FactCheck.org), our blog and Twitter page, and answers to frequently-asked questions.

How often is the information updated?
The information in this application is current to the time you install it and will be updated in early 2010. Also in the App Store is CongressPro, which is updated consistently throughout the 12 months of your subscription.

PRESIDENT AND STATE APPLICATIONS

We now offer a version of this software President Obama's Administration and the following states: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. Search for "Cohen Research Group" in the App Store for details.