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Fixing our health care system

BY | Tuesday, October 23 2007

Today in Des Moines, IA, I announced a set of priorities that I will enact immediately upon becoming president that would provide a gateway to universal care for all Americans. Health care is one of my highest priorities ... Read More

10Questions.com Update 10/23/07

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, October 23 2007

The New York Times Editorial Board weighed in with a big statement on their support for 10Questions.com today. Plus, nine more videos were added to 10Questions Monday, bringing the total to 56. We were flirting with ... Read More

10Questions.com Update 10/23/07

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, October 23 2007

The New York Times Editorial Board weighed in with a big statement on their support for 10Questions.com today. Plus, nine more videos were added to 10Questions Monday, bringing the total to 56. We were flirting with ... Read More

Romney Web Ads Back with Gusto in September

BY Kate Kaye | Tuesday, October 23 2007

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney was back online in a big way last month, aiming to rally supporters and establish a platform of popular conservative issues like government spending and border security. ... Read More

Presidential A Letter from Mike Gravel

BY | Tuesday, October 23 2007

A Letter from Mike Gravel also posted on the Huffington Post Tuesday, October 23, 2007 Presidential In the past year, I have attended 11 national Democratic debates of which two were sponsored by corporate media giant ... Read More

Campaign update

BY | Tuesday, October 23 2007

October 23, 2007 Keep the momentum going...donate today! https://www.ronpaul2008.com/donate Here's an update from Ron Paul 2008 headquarters: Events -- Today Ron Paul is in New Hampshire to officially file his candidacy ... Read More

The Market Share Match: Paul Beats Colbert but O'Reilly is King

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, October 23 2007

Ever since Stephen Colbert announced his run for president, I’ve been keeping an eye out for his web strategy. After all, this is the guy that mobilized 17,231,724 people to go online and vote to name a Hungarian ... Read More

Disasters in the Web 2.0 World

BY Editors | Tuesday, October 23 2007

It’s hard for me to watch the coverage of the fires burning in Southern California right now because it brings back memories of my own personal experience with out of control wildfires. Read More

Happy Birthday

BY | Tuesday, October 23 2007

Dear Presidential, In 36 years, Hillary and I have shared a lot of birthdays, and each year I'm amazed at everything she has accomplished. This is a very special year: we're celebrating Hillary's 60th, and I hope you'll ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/23/07

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, October 23 2007

The Politico launches a young voter-themed sub-site; Debate Porridge calls the campaigns on a Saturday and finds that most of them aren't working; interesting numbers about the effectiveness of campaigns' web ... Read More

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Beyond @Congressedits, Capitol Hill Looks for Entry to Wikipedia

As he recently told techPresident, the creator of Congressedits did not aim to make Members of Congress look bad, but said he hoped that they would recognize the importance of Wikipedia as a public space and engage more with its community. "If staffers and politicians identified as Wikipedians, that would be super. You could imagine politicians' home pages with a list of their recent edits, that they would be proud of the things that they are doing." On Capitol Hill, there is in fact interest in making that vision a reality, starting off with an initial conversation that could create a framework for more Wikipedians in Congress. GO

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In the Philippines, Citizens Go Undercover With Bantay to Monitor Public Offices

The Philippines, a country of almost 100 million, is considered among the most corrupt country in Southeast Asia, despite a boost in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index in the past few years (from 134th in 2010 to 94th in 2013 out of 175.) Corruption involves all levels of government, but benefits also from a mindset of tolerance, says Happy Feraren, the co-founder of Bantay.ph, an anti-corruption educational initiative that teaches citizens how to monitor the quality of government services, sometimes by going undercover. GO

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