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Christine O'Donnell's Ghosts of Campaign Websites Past

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, September 3 2010

For most people, registering a domain name and renewing it yearly would probably qualify as a minimal expense. Dreamhost, for example, is right now charging $9.95 for the privilege. Think it would be worth that much for ... Read More

Quote of the Day: Honest Moments R.I.P.

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 22 2010

I don’t think, in this day and age, anybody can get an honest campaign document... In this day, with YouTube and Handycams, everybody is so on guard. I can’t believe you can ever get an honest moment in a ... Read More

"This is Jerry McEntee"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, June 29 2010

Here's an update to how mobile is being harnessed in the election of a new Secretary-Treasurer at the AFSCME convention taking place this week in Boston. Read More

The Gingrich Formula for New Media Spending

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, May 24 2010

Newt Gingrich, political consultant, floated the idea on PBS NewsHour that political candidates should have "as big a budget for new media as you have for radio and television." National Journal's Ashlie ... Read More

ActBlue Opens Real-Time Stream of Donor Data for Dem Campaigns

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, March 26 2010

Democratic fundraising powerhouse ActBlue has just finished engineering a way for the many Democratic campaign who use the Salsa platform to get a steady stream of updates on who's raising what online on their behalf in ... Read More

A Brown Campaign Secret Weapon: VOIP

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, January 27 2010

Video credit: Rebuild the Party It has pretty quickly congealed into conventional wisdom that the Scott Brown big win in Massachusetts marked the moment when the GOP/conservatives/the right closed the technology gap ... Read More

Training the left's next generation in campaign data

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 16 2009

Not sure whether we have David Plouffe and his obsessive attention to numbers to thank for this, or if it has more to do with the rising tide of interest in government data, but the progressive field training program New ... Read More

Plouffe: Obama's Finance Team Wanted an Online ATM

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, November 12 2009

As others have noted, David Plouffe's book on his time as campaign manager of Obama for America is surprisingly open and candid, more Dreams from my Father than the anodyne Audacity of Hope. Even only a few dozen pages ... Read More

Where Money Meets New Media: A Virginia Governor's Race Postmortem

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 10 2009

Television is still king. Printed mailers are second in line to the throne. And somewhere, waiting out in the castle courtyard, is the joker that is new media. Read More