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YouTube: Candid Video from Plano

BY | Thursday, February 21 2008

Candid video from before an event in Plano, Texas Author: explorehuckabee Keywords: mike huckabee president 2008 Added: February 20, 2008 Read More

YouTube: Candid Video from Plano

BY | Thursday, February 21 2008

Candid video of Gov. Huckabee before an event in Plano, Texas Author: explorehuckabee Keywords: mike huckabee president 2008 Added: February 20, 2008 Read More

On The Trail In Texas

BY | Wednesday, February 20 2008

My candidacy is, and always has been, about c Read More

John McCain Abuses Email

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Remember the Email Wars of 2007, when Chris Dodd would send an email designed to look like it was quickly tapped out on a BlackBerry, and Barack Obama would do the same (plagiarist!) two days later? Then Bill Richardson ... Read More

All Spin Considered

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Dave "Father of RSS" Winer got the chance to listen to an mp3 of a conference call between campaign journalists and senior staffers at the Clinton campaign. He reports that "It was fascinating, gave me a picture of how ... Read More

The Campaign of Ideas

BY | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Richardson for President, Inc, ________________________ Dear Friend, It already seems like a lifetime since I left the presidential race. But I continue to follow all of the campaign news with great interest. So much has ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is Obama All Talk Or More Substance?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Obama beats Clinton in Wisconsin and Hawaii, maybe with the help of a text campaign; a tech consultant analyzes Clinton and Obama's policy proposals and finds that Obama actually has more substance; more videos appear ... Read More

Daily Digest: All Talk Or More Substance?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Obama beats Clinton in Wisconsin and Hawaii, maybe with the help of a text campaign; a tech consultant analyzes Clinton and Obama's policy proposals and finds that Obama actually has more substance; more videos appear ... Read More

If Obama Accepts Spending Limits....

BY Zephyr Teachout | Wednesday, February 20 2008

If he is the nominee, I hope Obama accepts the spending limits, but not for the reasons typically given. Giving money directs grassroots activity right now--it defines the bulk of the email messages from the campaign. ... Read More

Crowdsourcing Obama's Donations

BY Patrick Ruffini | Wednesday, February 20 2008

For a while I've been mentally keeping tabs on Obama's online fundraising numbers via the live count of the number of donors on his web site. However, it's no RonPaulGraphs.com, with its deep analytics probing daily ... Read More

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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's open data law, with 135 datasets scheduled to be released this year, and almost 100 more to come in 2015. But as preparations are underway for City Council open data oversight hearings in the fall, what matters more to advocates than the absolute number of the datasets is their quality. GO

Civic Tech and Engagement: Announcing a New Series on What Makes it "Thick"

Announcing a new series of feature articles that we will be publishing over the next several months, thanks to the support of the Rita Allen Foundation. Our focus is on digitally-enabled civic engagement, and in particular, how and under what conditions "thick" digital civic engagement occurs. What we're after is answers to this question: When does a tech tool or platform enable actual people to make ongoing and significant contributions to each other, to a place or cause, at a scale that produces demonstrable change? GO

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