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Daily Digest: As the CTO Splits, OFA Meets the DNC

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, February 5 2009

As has long been rumored, it does seem that DC CTO Vivek Kundra will be headed to the Obama Administration -- but not as "CTO." Not technically, at least. Do the split e-gov-administrator/OSTP-tech-director ... Read More

David Plouffe Gets the Esquire Treatment

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, February 2 2009

Esquire Magazine's Lisa Taddeo has just written a 6000-word profile of Obama campaign manager David Plouffe. Here's the key grafs, which you'll find near the end of the long must-read: Read More

Obama's Networks and the Stimulus

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, January 28 2009

If you stop by our part of the Internet often, you'll know that here on techPres we've been interestedly tracking what would become of the energy, momentum, and -- perhaps most importantly -- the networks of people that ... Read More

It's the Tim Kaine Show

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, January 16 2009

Tim Kaine isn't wasting any time making use of what Politico's Ben Smith notes is a big new megaphone provided by a DNC empowered by Obama's communications networks. Kaine's answering questions put to him online. It's ... Read More

Daily Digest: Crafting Obama's Triangle of Press, Public, and Politics

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, January 15 2009

Is Obama 2.0 an Extension of Dean's DNC?: The LA Times' Peter Wallsten serves up what at first glance looks like some juicy details on what evolution of Barack Obama's campaign organization will look like once he puts ... Read More

Daily Digest: Walking the Participatory Government Walk

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 13 2009

We the Briefers: Joining the growing list of President-elect Barack Obama's experiments in interactivity is the Citizen's Briefing Book, as Nancy Scola reports. The top-rated policy ideas will, said Obama advisor ... Read More

Daily Digest: Reconsidering the Revolution's Small-Donor Base

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 25 2008

Small Donations, Mid-Sized Donors, and Obama's Cash "Revolution": A much-discussed new report from the Campaign Finance Institute looks at Barack Obama's fundraising records and calls into question what it ... Read More

Daily Digest: And Now, Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Conventioning

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, September 2 2008

Obama asks for Gustav help via text message, the RNC gets started, Twitter at the DNC, Palin uses eBay, Alaska's blogging industry, and Palin's e-family drama Read More

New DNC Ads for Obama Turn Up in Red Light District Online

BY Kate Kaye | Tuesday, August 26 2008

Barack Obama, The Democratic National Committee and "Car Wash Babes"? They may not seem a likely grouping, but yesterday, ads paid for by the Democratic National Committee and the Illinois Senator's presidential campaign ... Read More