You2Gov Enhances Politics Site

Los Angeles-based You2Gov, an online social networking startup focused on politics, said this week that it has added new technology to allow its users to directly contact members of Congress. According to You2Gov, it has created a free, customized database with contact information from all of the members of the United States Congress, including the House and the Senate. The firm's site now allows users to email, write, or make calls via Skype and Jaxtr to their political representatives. You2Gov launched in July, and offers online forums, voting and polling, and other resources to people interested in politics.