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Congress Flask App

The data comes via the free and public work from the collaborators at the unitedstates github repo:

https://github.com/unitedstates/congress-legislators

It's also worth referring to the Sunlight Foundation's writeup:

https://sunlightlabs.github.io/congress/index.html#legislator-spreadsheet

Here's another repo from the unitedstates folks:

https://github.com/unitedstates/images#using-the-photos

It's kind of nice that given a Congressmember's bioguide_id, you can get their official mugshot:

https://theunitedstates.io/images/congress/[size]/[bioguide].jpg

e.g.

https://theunitedstates.io/images/congress/225x275/C000174.jpg

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