Congress.org is a Web site with a huge amount of information for the general public about Washington politics. It especially includes information about breaking news, and provides multiple means of contacting your senator or representative or the White House. Here is their description of the site:
Congress.org allows users to:
Identify and contact elected leaders in Congress, the White House, and state legislatures
- Post letters online in Letters to Leaders and read what other Americans are saying to elected officials
- Create and post Soapbox action alerts to enlist others on your issue.
- Have letters printed and hand-delivered to Congress (there is a fee for this service)
- Find and contact local and national media by ZIP code or by state with Media Guide
- Have your representative’s votes sent to you weekly via e-mail
- Search alerts and take action in the Issues and Calls to Action area (contact Capitol Advantage to get your organization’s alerts on Congress.org, Yahoo!, MSN, AOL and other sites).