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Can Bob Barr Tap Into Ron Paul's Movement?

BY Luigi Montanez | Monday, May 12 2008

Bob Barr, who served in Congress as a Republican but is now registered with the Libertarian Party, today formally announced his entry into the Presidential race, and as the only candidate for his party’s nomination ... Read More

OMG! WARNING: Over the top, offensive humor!

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Sunday, May 11 2008

There seems to be no limit to the power of the people to use the internet to express themselves politically, artistically, ... you name it. Continuing in my emerging pattern of video show-n-tell, check out Hillary's ... Read More

YouTube: Crank That Mike Gravel!

BY | Saturday, May 10 2008

Behind the scenes footage from Senator Gravel's video shoot with Obama Girl. http://www.gravel2008.us http://www.barelypolitical.com Follow Mike on Twitter! http://twitter.com/Gravel2008 Read More

Obama Delegates Learn To Self-Organize

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 9 2008

A Washington State state delegate named Suzi LeVine, looking for an easy way to organize her state’s Obama delegates, turned to free wiki service Wetpaint, which helped her quickly build the Barack Obama Delegates ... Read More

Republican Social Media Site Tries to Turn "Yes We Can" Back on Obama

BY Colin Delany | Friday, May 9 2008

An interesting new GOP anti-Obama site, CanWeAsk.com mixes social media techniques and video to try to undermine Obama's credibility. But does the featured video actually backfire? Read More

Voter File 2.0: Catalist, Democratic Tool

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, May 9 2008

I'm in a breakout session at the New Democratic Network's daylong conference on "New Tools, New Audiences," listening to Vijay Ravindran, the CTO of Catalist, talk about web 2.0 and its development of an "Enhanced Voter ... Read More

Voter File 2.0: Catalist, Democratic Tool

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, May 9 2008

I'm in a breakout session at the New Democratic Network's daylong conference on "New Tools, New Audiences," listening to Vijay Ravindran, the CTO of Catalist, talk about web 2.0 and its development of an "Enhanced Voter ... Read More

Clinton Going Down, While the Web Dreams of an Obama Win

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, May 9 2008

Clinton is losing friends on MySpace, and traffic to her website seems to be crashing. Meanwhile, the interwebs are having a ball with "When Obama Wins." Read More

Daily Digest: Can We Ask?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 9 2008

Jose Antonio Vargas thinks Barack Obama's early popularity online pointed to his electoral success; Color of Change hits Hillary for "race-baiting"; Al Franken is annoyed by a pesky blogger; the New York Times botches ... Read More

Daily Digest: Can We Ask?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 9 2008

Jose Antonio Vargas thinks Barack Obama's early popularity online pointed to his electoral success; Color of Change hits Hillary for "race-baiting"; Al Franken is annoyed by a pesky blogger; the New York Times botches ... Read More

News Briefs

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First POST: Cheers

How to not overreact to the Sony hack; the FCC admits it lost nearly 680,000 open internet comments; a great civic app wish-list; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Dealing

As North Korea's Internet mysteriously goes down, doubts remain about the source of the Sony hack; Facebook's Russia dilemma; some big news in open government data; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Brewing

How Democratic tech firms are jockeying for 2016 presidential roles; the FEC inches back into regulating the Internet; why Tumblr is a social justice movement hotbed; and much, much more. GO

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