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Daily Digest: The First Twitter Interview?

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, March 31 2008

Data from Compete shows that while Obama's site gets more hits, Clinton's gets more attention; a mayoral candidate in London submits to possibly the first political interview on Twitter; look out for the Wall Tweet ... Read More

Obama, the Internet and the Decline of Big Money and Big Media

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, February 6 2008

If it were not for the internet, and all the campaign- and voter-generated activism that it has enabled, Hillary Clinton would already be the Democratic Party's presumptive nominee, and Barack Obama or another ... Read More

My Favorite Tech-Politics Books of 2007

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, December 18 2007

On any given day, I've got about four or five books that I'm currently reading--or trying to finish--and I can understand why some people try to take a "reading week" (or month) where they do nothing but catch up with ... Read More

Democracy for America Poll Results

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, November 6 2007

Democracy for America, the organizing network that grew out of the ashes of the Dean campaign, has announced the results of its "Pulse Poll" on the Democratic presidential race. With more than 150,000 votes cast, the ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/16/07

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, October 16 2007

Much to his chagrin, Ron Paul is attracting support from online neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups; MoveOn tells Google to allow its name to be used in critical ads; is 2008 the Year of the Gimmick?; Al Gore says he ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/15/07

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, October 15 2007

Ron Paul supporters have put together some amazing charts showing his fundraising progress in real time; Iowans are not really using the web to engage with the campaigns, the New York Times reports; Jose Antonio Vargas ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/12/07

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, October 12 2007

Reactions to Thomas Friedman's piece on "Generation Q's" alleged lack of political activism; rumors about an alleged John Edwards affair are being vigorously denied and are failing to take hold in the blogosphere; Al ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/8/07

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, October 8 2007

Nobel speculation heats talk of Gore bid; Facebook Political Summit Tuesday to face criticism?; Slatecard, GOP answer to ActBlue, launches; Evangelicals going progressive?; Michael Cornfield sums up the online field; ... Read More

Gore Scores

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, June 26 2007

Hungry for more Al Gore? You can get your fill and more at, a new "one-stop news portal" created by some of his supporters. While you're at it, don't miss Ellen McGirt's fascinating cover story on how Gore ... Read More

Daily Digest: 2/26/07

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, February 26 2007

The Web on the Candidates Is Al Gore running? Leonardo DiCaprio couldn't get it out of it him, but after he won an Oscar for best documentary last night people are talking. Patrick Ruffini noticed that Gore's web site ... Read More