The Economist, which already owns Roll Call, has acquired Capitol Advantage for $43 million, according to a story in the Washington Business Journal.
Tierney Plumb writes, “Capitol Advantage, a 22-year-old company that provides grassroots and advocacy tools such as information on members of Congress and their staffs and legislative data, also powers Congress.org, which identifies and sends e-mails to state and federal representatives.
“‘The expanded Roll Call Group is now a one-stop-shop for organizations seeking to understand the processes of government, track the legislative agenda, mobilize grassroots support and manage their interactions with policy makers,’ said Battaglia.
“Roll Call also owns Gallery Watch, which serves government affairs professionals.”
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