get_recent_congressional_statements_by_term: Get Congressional Statements by Search Term

View source: R/get_recent_congressional_statements_by_term.R

get_recent_congressional_statements_by_termR Documentation

Get Congressional Statements by Search Term

Description

To get lists of statements published on congressional websites using a search term, use the following function. HTTP Request: GET https://api.propublica.org/congress/v1/statements/search.json?query=term

Usage

get_recent_congressional_statements_by_term(term, page = 1, myAPI_Key)

Arguments

term

search term

page

Results come in batches of 20. The page parameter specifies which one to retrieve.

myAPI_Key

API key from Propublica To use the congress API, you must sign up for an API key.

Value

List of returned JSON from endpoint that retrieves the 20 most recent results that contain the search term in the title or body of the statement and supports pagination using multiples of 20.

Examples

## Not run: 
get_recent_congressional_statements_by_term('AHCA')

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ProPublicaR documentation built on Sept. 16, 2022, 5:07 p.m.