Hey, Zephyr was one of the principals in Howard Dean's presidential campaign on the 'net, meaning that she's had a significant role in changing American politics.
The Sunlight Foundation is new, a leader in making the actual operations of government, particularly Congress, visible to all of us. Most notable is the newly released Congresspedia, which is pretty much the Wikipedia for Congress. There's a lot of good stuff there already, including material from the Colbert Report.
Take a look at "Seeking Volunteers to Investigate Congress".
This is a big deal.