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Is Internet Freedom Going to Be a Campaign Issue?

BY Miranda Neubauer | Wednesday, August 15 2012

Democrats and Republicans may be considering incorporating positions related to Internet freedom in their platforms in response to the advocacy of groups like the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Demand Progress, US News reports. Read More

[OP-ED] Darcy Burner: The Netroots Didn't Lose in Washington

BY Darcy Burner | Monday, August 13 2012

Darcy Burner responds to techPresident's story from Aug. 9 exploring what role the netroots did — or did not — play in her recent loss in Washington's 1st Congressional District primary.

"Let’s be sure we learn the real lesson from my loss in the primary race in Washington’s 1st Congressional District," she writes. "Every single person involved with the race agrees on what it is: when one candidate in a primary can self-fund enough to flood every voter communication channel while every other candidate is starved of resources, it’s possible to buy a primary win."

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YouTube Likes Become New Front in Republican Primary's Ad War

BY Miranda Neubauer | Friday, December 9 2011

MoveOn.org has been urging its supporters to click "dislike" on the Rick Perry "Strong" ad, a video released earlier this week in which the Texas governor and presidential candidate emphasizes his Christian faith and opposition to gay rights. The organization hopes to drive one million negative clicks by tonight; at the start of the campaign, the video already had more dislikes than likes. Read More

Buddy Roemer to Seek Americans Elect 3rd Party Presidential Nomination

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 30 2011

The 2012 presidential election just got a lot more interesting. Former Louisiana governor and long-shot Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer has announced that he will seek the nomination of the Americans Elect ... Read More

How Campaigns Use of Facebook Data Might Change the 2012 Election

BY Nick Judd | Monday, October 10 2011

More than in any other race to date, Americans may experience the 2012 presidential election through precisely targeted phone calls, visits, tweets and Facebook posts — messages not from the candidates themselves, ... Read More

'Draft Warren' Campaign Already Raking In the Bucks Online

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, July 19 2011

A Progressive Change Campaign Committee fundraising effort to draft Elizabeth Warren launched yesterday has already raised $40,000. David Catanese reported yesterday that the PCCC had raised $15,000 in only four hours, ... Read More

A Twitter Debate for Republicans Seeking Their Presidential Nomination: How Does That Work?

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, June 28 2011

Organizing a Twitter debate for Republican candidates is harder than it might seem. The technology the easy part — it's the rules that are difficult to write. On July 20, the Tea Party group TheTeaParty.net will ... Read More

Trippi to Mass. and Massie

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, April 26 2011

Long-time strategist Joe Trippi has signed up with Democrat Bob Massie's campaign in Massachusetts to unseat Sen. Scott Brown, notes Ben Smith: Trippi, who notes that he began his career working for Ted Kennedy's 1980 ... Read More