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Daily Digest: Obamacans Move On To Barack

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, May 12 2008

MoveOn announces the winner of its Obama ad contest; Andrew Sullivan, the web, and the fight against obedience, submission, and authoritarianism; a videoblogger asks, where is Ralph Nader's party and organization?; ... Read More

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

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Revisions

Tim Wu says we shouldn't be so pessimistic about lobbying; Obama writes a thank you note to reddit; Ted Cruz wants to be the Uber of politics; Llamas!; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Impossibles

The FCC vote; a proxy Democratic primary battle in Chicago; Gov Andrew Cuomo begins deleting all state employee emails more than 90 days old; men talking about women in tech; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Off the Books

Chicago's "black site"; The New York Times reports "little guys" like Tumblr and Reddit have won the fight for net neutrality but fails to mention Free Press or Demand Progress; Hillary Clinton fan products on Etsy to inspire campaign slogans?; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Challenges

How Silicon Valley donors are thinking about Hillary Clinton 2016; Yahoo's security chief locks horns with the head of the NSA; Instagram location data catches a Congressman with his hand in the till; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Bows

CitizenFour wins best doc; Ken Silverstein resigned from First Look Media and took to Facebook to vent; why we need more Congressional staffers; who profits from the net neutrality debate; banning PowerPoint presentations; and much, much more. GO

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