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1157Re: [govtrack] Re: Squashed IDs (Kathryn O’Loughl in McCarthy)

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  • Josh Tauberer
    Mar 4, 2013
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      I hadn't run the analysis on historical data, but I'm running it now.
      (93rd Congress and on, which is where bill data starts.)

      - Josh Tauberer (@JoshData)

      http://razor.occams.info

      On 03/04/2013 10:23 AM, Maurizio wrote:
      > Ah thanks, I'll look that up.
      >
      > Related question: is there leadership/partisanship data on past governments?
      > I can see the missed votes there but can't find eadership/partisanship data.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Maurizio
      >
      > --- In govtrack@yahoogroups.com, Josh Tauberer <tauberer@...> wrote:
      >> In principle it would affect the end date of the last term, but before
      >> about 2005 most of the end dates are just the end date of the Congress.
      >>
      >> I think there's better info on that in one of the datasets here:
      >> http://web.mit.edu/17.251/www/data_page.html
      >>
      >> - Josh Tauberer (@JoshData)
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      >> http://razor.occams.info
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      >> On 03/04/2013 08:53 AM, Maurizio wrote:
      >>> Hello Josh,
      >>>
      >>> the historical data is very interesting. If a senator/representative passed away, is that date in the data? I can't seem to find it.
      >>>
      >>> Thanks,
      >>> Maurizio
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> --- In govtrack@yahoogroups.com, Josh Tauberer <tauberer@> wrote:
      >>>> If you work with the historical data, please note that the people with
      >>>> IDs 407328 and 408295 have been merged into 408295 since it was the same
      >>>> person. This affects the 73rd Congress only.
      >>>>
      >>>> For more details, see
      >>>> https://github.com/unitedstates/congress-legislators/issues/38.
      >>>>
      >>>> --
      >>>> - Josh Tauberer (@JoshData)
      >>>>
      >>>> http://razor.occams.info
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