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Daily Digest: Grassroots Fundraising vs. Public Financing

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, April 10 2008

NPR launches a new hub for voters to post their political stories; does Obama's fundraising model remove the need for public financing?; why do government tax sites work better than government participation sites?; ... Read More

YouTube: The Heartland Libertarian Conference: Opening Remarks

BY | Wednesday, April 9 2008

Senator Mike Gravel gives his opening remarks at the Heartland Libertarian Conference debate. The Senator is the only declared candidate in the race for the Libertarian nomination with both domestic and foreign policy ... Read More

Lamont Staffers Cleared of Hacking Charges, Again

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 9 2008

The Ned Lamont campaign is cleared once again of hacking Joe Lieberman's site in August 2006. Read More

Lamont Staffers Cleared of Hacking Charges, Again

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 9 2008

The Ned Lamont campaign is cleared once again of hacking Joe Lieberman's site in August 2006. Read More

Creepy... I'm Sorry, But it's Just Creepy

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Wednesday, April 9 2008

I just watched the new McCain girls video, "Here Comes McCain Again" and I am totally creeped out. Aside from the fact that they have butchered one of my favorite songs, the goth motif is really spooky. And the scene ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is It McCaining With You?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 9 2008

The McCain Girls are back with another video; the LA Times on political video mashups; congrats to Jose Antonio Vargas and the rest of WaPo for their six (!) Pulitzers; a proposed bill restricting access to valuable ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is It McCaining With You?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 9 2008

The McCain Girls are back with another video; the LA Times on political video mashups; congrats to Jose Antonio Vargas and the rest of WaPo for their six (!) Pulitzers; a proposed bill restricting access to valuable ... Read More

Friendly reminder to Obama: "Do you."

BY Chris Rabb | Tuesday, April 8 2008

I am not a high-priced, nationally-recognized political guru like Mark Penn, James Carville, or David Axelrod. I am a mere mortal not blessed with modest intelligence wrapped in the seductive candy-coating of white male ... Read More

One Last Request

BY | Tuesday, April 8 2008

Richardson for President, Inc, ________________________ Dear Friend, Millions of people have turned out in record numbers during our Democratic presidential process. Read More

Yahoo Buzz: Nationwide, PA, NC

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 8 2008

I got my meathooks on some juicy new Yahoo! Buzz data showing voters’ searching trends nationally, in Pennsylvania, and in North Carolina. Also, to get a sense of how the web aligns with offline opinion and how it ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Moneyballed

The Gates Foundation's new "global citizens" email database, and why it's a terrible idea; why young people like the NSA more than older people; using open data about NYC taxi drivers to ID Muslims; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Monkeying

Net neutrality proponents call foul on the GOP's plans; StandUnited.com seeks to be the right's Change.org; tons of civic tech news from mySociety, Chicago and Civic Hall in NYC; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Punch List

Obama's State of the Union and the Internet; how HealthCare.gov shares personal data with third-parties; Facebook says it will give users tools to tag false or hoax content in their News Feeds; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Goggles

More on the shifting net neutrality debate; how Ready for Hillary plans to share its digital assets; the family roots of Civic Hall; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Urgency

How Republicans are starting to embrace net neutrality; more predictions of the blockchain's impact on society; new "innovative communities" legislation in Massachusetts seeks to boost civic tech there; and much, much more. GO

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