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A Python client for the New York Times Congress API

Project Description

A Python client for the New York Times [Congress API](


$ pip install python-nytcongress

Or download and run

$ python install


>>> from nytcongress import NytCongress
>>> congress = NytCongress(API_KEY)

# get member by bioguide ID >>> pelosi = congress.members.get(‘P000197’) >>> pelosi[‘twitter_id’] ‘NancyPelosi’

# get recent House bills # recent bills come in two types: ‘introduced’ and ‘updated’ >>> introd = congress.bills.recent(chamber=’house’, congress=111, type=’introduced’) >>> len(introd[‘bills’]) 20 >>> introd[‘chamber’] ‘House’

# or use a convenience function >>> introd = congress.bills.introduced(‘house’) >>> introd[‘chamber’] ‘House’ >>> len(introd[‘bills’]) 20

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