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Congress Flooded with Email

An interesting article in the Washington Post identifies a growing issue for the interesection of technology and advocacy: email overload in Congress.

If you think you’re swamped by Internet spam, pity the poor Congress.

According to a new study, electronic messages to the House of Representatives doubled to 99 million from 2000 to 2004. In the Senate, the number of e-mails more than tripled to 83 million during the same period.

The article goes on to discuss the interest by many outside companies in improving the delivery and impact of email.

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