Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will continue the efforts of the political-advocacy group he launched, FWD.us, to push for immigration reform when he meets with the top four Republicans in the House of Representatives Sept. 19.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) announced the launch of Cosponsor.gov, a website and application based on Facebook that allows users to show their support for pending legislation in the House of Representatives.
The men and women of the U.S. Congress may know government affairs, the economy, and public policy, but they might not be well-versed in Facebook. The social network is here to help, offering tips for the newest members of Congress looking to get started on Facebook. Even if you don’t hold office in Washington, D.C., there are some helpful hints.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who was announced as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s running mate Saturday, is no stranger to Facebook, and the social network exploded with activity upon the revealing of the vice presidential nominee.
The U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner upgraded three different Facebook pages to timeline, which his Digital Communications Director Don Seymour discussed with us in an exclusive interview.
Citizen Cosponsors taps Facebook’s open graph actions so that people can follow the lawmaking process and share affinities with friends on the social network.
Yesterday’s first-ever Congressional Facebook hackathon explored how to improve communications with constituents and dissemination of legislative data.
Facebook developers, Congressional staff and members of Congress, transparency experts and digital innovators, will be welcomed to Capitol Hill today as Congressional leaders host the first Congressional Facebook Developer Hackathon.
Three younger Republican leaders from the U.S. House of Representatives — Eric Cantor, Kevin McCarthy and Paul Ryan — join Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg for a live discussion on the economy next Monday, September 26.