The Create a Query workflow uses a variety of recipes to help you create bulk searches on our datasets. Recipes are grouped by tab into the following categories:

  • Campaign Finance — These recipes search contributions and expenditures from the FEC bulk data and contributions from the House and Senate lobbying disclosures.

  • Lobbying Disclosures — These recipes search the House and Senate lobbying disclosures.

  • Tax Documents — These recipes search the IRS 990, IRS 990EZ, and IRS 990PF filings.

  • Political Ads & Narratives — These recipes search Facebook's political ad library and front-page stories from over 3000 news sources.

View our data methodology page to read more about each of our data sources, their coverage, and their update cadence.

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