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BREAKING: PdF2008 Hosts Obama-McCain Twitter Debate

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, June 20 2008

We're pleased to announce a first for the Internet Election of 2008: Starting tonight, a designated representative of both of the major presidential campaigns are going to participate in a free-wheeling debate on ... Read More

CongressTwitterer John Culberson (R-TX) Live on FISA bill vote

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, June 20 2008

The Twittering congressman is now the Qik-ing congressman: Texas Republican Rep. John Culberson is doing live video streaming of interviews with his fellow members of the House during today's vote on the Foreign ... Read More

Obama Drops Out of Public Financing; Announces By Email/YouTube

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, June 19 2008

This morning, the Obama campaign sent out an email to its supporters urging them to watch an "important announcement" that "he wanted you to hear first." The news? As expected by many observers, Obama has decided to opt ... Read More

PdF2008: Gina Cooper, Sean Parker, Jonathan Adelstein and Patrick Hynes join in!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, June 16 2008

What do Gina Cooper, Sean Parker, Jonathan Adelstein, Patrick Hynes and Christopher Libertelli all have in common? They're all joining the stellar array of presenters speaking at Personal Democracy Forum next week! Read More

PdF2008: Gina Cooper, Sean Parker, Jonathan Adelstein and Patrick Hynes join in!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, June 16 2008

What do Gina Cooper, Sean Parker, Jonathan Adelstein, Patrick Hynes and Christopher Libertelli all have in common? They're all joining the stellar array of presenters speaking at Personal Democracy Forum next week! Read More

PdF2008 Idea Market Session (Day Two)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, June 13 2008

We're pleased to be bringing back the "Idea Market" session to PdF this year, as last year it was one of the conference highlights. It's basically a "flea market" for ideas. Picture a large room with all kinds of ... Read More

PdF2008 Idea Market Session (Day Two)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, June 13 2008

We're pleased to be bringing back the "Idea Market" session to PdF this year, as last year it was one of the conference highlights. It's basically a "flea market" for ideas. Picture a large room with all kinds of ... Read More

CongressTwitters [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, June 12 2008

Have we spotted (or started) a trend? Now, after my story on Rep. John Culberson's Twittering from the House floor, "CrackBerry Addicts vs Twittering Sunlighters," Rep. Tim Ryan has just tweeted that he is "getting ready ... Read More

CrackBerry Addicts vs Twittering Sunlighters on the Floor of Congress

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, June 11 2008

Here's a tale of two radically different uses of technology on Capitol Hill: the first to keep all but the most-connected people out, and the second to let the rest of us in. In the first case, we have Members of ... Read More

New Internet-Powered Contender to Enter the Race?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, June 11 2008

OMG, it looks like my partner and techPresident/PdF co-founder Andrew Rasiej has broken his promise to me to never run for office again! He keeps saying, what if a candidate got into the race and promised to only run ... Read More

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