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Introducing Congress in Your Pocket, Professional Edition, for the 114th Congress, First Session.This is the first major update for this year's Congress, which opened on January 6, 2015. This version includes a completely redesigned interface for iOS 8 and includes all of the new members and photos from the November 2014 elections. This app is on sale for $2.99 less for new users to unlock the new Congress with the in-app purchase. Current users need to pay for the update for the new Congress. This app ships with the 113th Congress (2012-13). Once unlocked, CongressPro offers over-the-air updates throughout 2015.OVERVIEWThis application is intended for people who work in the media, government relations or political professionals and activists who need to have the very latest updated information on Congress. We update this app on an ongoing basis throughout the session and you only pay the nominal fee at the beginning of each session (next in 2014) to keep it up-to-date. If you do not require this level of detail, please consider Congress+, which has been featured by Apple six times.CongressPro offers all of the vital information you need to work with, lobby, or cover Capitol Hill. Learn all about who represents you in Congress, contact them in Washington, follow their campaigns and challengers, follow their social networking 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, your clients, your association, or your readers.REVIEWSOur Congress apps have been featured nine times by Apple as a New and Noteworthy application, a Staff Favorite, and in other ways including a special America the Beautiful section and it's Campaign section. Macworld, "Indispensable" Washingtonian, "Top iPhone Apps for Washington" WhatsOnIPhone, 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, Editors Pick"WHAT'S INCLUDEDBasic informationMember 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 informationWashington, DC office address, map, official website link, member contact form, and telephone number. We also include the member's Facebook, Twitter and YouTube links where available.Capitol staff informationNames 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 activityFull committee and subcommittee assignments with applicable chair and ranking member designations, sponsored and cosponsored legislation. CongressPro also offers separate sections just for committees and subcommittees.Campaign informationIncumbent 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 featuresWho to contact to register to vote in your state, Updates (the latest list from our servers), News, members of President Obama's cabinet, Campaign Finance, Legislation, Transparency, Ad Watch, our blog and Twitter page, and answers to frequently-asked questions. Now available, you have the ability to take notes inside the application on each member of Congress.PRESIDENT AND STATE APPLICATIONSWe now offer a version of this software President Obama's administration and for state legislatures in most of the largest states by population. Please search for "Cohen Research Group" in the App Store.
What's new in this version:
This app is on sale for new users as it requires a $2.99 in-app purchase to unlock the first session of the 114th Congress (2015). For those of you updating the app, you can unlock the new Congress for the same price.