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add wikipedia page names to the ID field, by scanning for pages using…

… the CongBio and CongLinks templates and keying off of bioguide IDs
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@@ -100,6 +100,7 @@ legislators-current.yaml and legislators-historical.yaml
* votesmart: The numeric ID for this legislator on VoteSmart.org.
* icpsr: The numeric ID for this legislator in Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research databases.
* cspan: The numeric ID for this legislator on C-SPAN's video website, e.g. http://www.c-spanvideo.org/person/1745.
+ * wikipedia: The Wikipedia page name for the person (spaces are given as spaces, not underscores).
* name
* first: The legislator's first name. Sometimes a first initial and period (e.g. in W. Todd Akin), in which case it is suggested to not use the first name for display purposes.
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