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    The Library of Congress today launched a Congressional Data Challenge, a competition asking participants to leverage legislative data sets on congress.gov and other platforms to develop digital projects that analyze, interpret or share congressional data in user-friendly ways. Submissions could take the form of interactive visualizations, mobile or desktop applications,...

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April 18, 2011 1812 Commission Commemorates James Monroe's 253rd Birthday

War of 1812 LogoApril 18, 2011  -- Click Here for the complete press release.  The Honorable M. Kirkland Cox, Chairman of the Virginia Bicentennial of the American War of 1812 Commission, today announced that the Commission will commemorate the 253rd Birthday of President James Monroe, together with The James Monroe Memorial Foundation, with ceremonies in Richmond on Thursday, April 28, 2011, and in Westmoreland County on Saturday, April 30, 2011.