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WikiProject U.S. Congress (Rated Project-class)
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Requested move at Talk:Kevin McCarthy (California politician)#Requested move 7 October 2021Edit

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There is a requested move discussion at Talk:Kevin McCarthy (California politician)#Requested move 7 October 2021 that may be of interest to members of this WikiProject. — Shibbolethink ( ) 13:11, 3 November 2021 (UTC)

Merge discussion: Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act ==> Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection ActEdit

There is currently a discussion of whether to merge Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act into Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The discussion is taking place at Talk:Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act#Merger proposal.

There's currently only two of us discussing and we could use some additional views.

WP:CANVASSING disclosure: I'm leaving this note on the talk pages for WikiProjects Business, Finance & Investment, U.S. Congress and United States Government. A previous note was left on WikiProject Law. These are all the WikiProjects listed on the two pages. TJRC (talk) 02:32, 4 December 2021 (UTC)

Request for comment at Talk:2021 United States Capitol attackEdit

A request for comment that may interest members of this project is occurring at Talk:2021 United States Capitol attack § RfC: Should the following categories be kept?

The question being posed is: should the article stay in the following categories? Category:Terrorist incidents in the United States in 2021, Category:Rebellions in the United States, Category:Coups d'état and coup attempts in the United States. ––FormalDude Emojione 1F427.svg talk 03:45, 1 January 2022 (UTC)

Congressional slaveholder mini-projectEdit

I'll likely propose a project for a project on Congressional slaveholders as something to do for Black History Month based on data recently released by The Washington Post. My early draft of the proposal is at The Signpost newsroom, Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/Next issue/Black History Month

I'm also working on the format of a possible list article User:Smallbones/List of U.S. congressional slaveholders

If anybody wants to help or comment please contact me on my talk page or via email. Smallbones(smalltalk) 17:04, 25 January 2022 (UTC)

Geoff Young in Kentucky congressional raceEdit

Geoff Young is running in Kentucky's Congressional 6th district race. You are experienced in articles on Kentucky, Can I get some help on this article?

Any suggestions that you have about the article? I want to make it notable. Year2040 (talk) 15:02, 25 February 2022 (UTC)

2022 Elections Task ForceEdit

Hi all,

I'm thinking about starting a task force with around 8-10 other editors to work on the Wikipedia pages of candidates up for election in 2022. Many congressional member pages have very few votes or political positions (for example, compare Michelle Steel and Steve Chabot against Nicole Malliotakis), and so I think it would be a great resource for us to flesh out a lot of these pages ahead of the election to better support people who come to Wikipedia for information before they vote. If anyone is interested in joining this project, please add a message below or message me on my talk page. Once I have a couple of interested editors I will work on building a task force page so we can coordinate our work. Thanks!

Wildfire35 (talk) 22:24, 4 April 2022 (UTC)

John W. Johnston Featured article reviewEdit

I have nominated John W. Johnston for a featured article review here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets featured article criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks. If substantial concerns are not addressed during the review period, the article will be moved to the Featured Article Removal Candidates list for a further period, where editors may declare "Keep" or "Delist" the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. SandyGeorgia (Talk) 01:26, 9 April 2022 (UTC)

U.N. Charter ratificationEdit

Ratification of the U.N. charter in 1945 is not listed in the Treaties Ratified section of this page:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:79th_United_States_Congress — Preceding unsigned comment added by MartinLBuchanan (talkcontribs) 15:32, 17 April 2022 (UTC)

User script to detect unreliable sourcesEdit

I have (with the help of others) made a small user script to detect and highlight various links to unreliable sources and predatory journals. Some of you may already be familiar with it, given it is currently the 39th most imported script on Wikipedia. The idea is that it takes something like

  • John Smith "Article of things" Deprecated.com. Accessed 2020-02-14. (John Smith "[https://www.deprecated.com/article Article of things]" ''Deprecated.com''. Accessed 2020-02-14.)

and turns it into something like

It will work on a variety of links, including those from {{cite web}}, {{cite journal}} and {{doi}}.

The script is mostly based on WP:RSPSOURCES, WP:NPPSG and WP:CITEWATCH and a good dose of common sense. I'm always expanding coverage and tweaking the script's logic, so general feedback and suggestions to expand coverage to other unreliable sources are always welcomed.

Do note that this is not a script to be mindlessly used, and several caveats apply. Details and instructions are available at User:Headbomb/unreliable. Questions, comments and requests can be made at User talk:Headbomb/unreliable.

- Headbomb {t · c · p · b}

This is a one time notice and can't be unsubscribed from. Delivered by: MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 16:02, 29 April 2022 (UTC)