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How a bill is *actually* made

This was just tweeted by the folks at the Sunlight Foundation and I thought the infographic was really sweet:

Compare that with the simplified version on GPO’s Ben’s Guide which makes no mention of CBO scores, markup, lobbyists, filibusters, reconciliation etc.

The graphic above (see full size here) was one of the winners in the Sunlight Foundation’s recent Design for America contest. There’s also an excellent guide to the Senate rules, and a brilliant, user-friendly redesign of the IRS website. You can see all the winners here.

Thanks Mike Wirth for the killer infographic and thanks Sunlight Foundation for a well done Design for America contest!

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