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First POST: Spirit Guide

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, September 13 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribersHow the NSA's programs may cost US tech businesses overseas; one Obama campaign tech guru's cryptic vision of the future; Tea Leaf Nation finds a new home; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Informed

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, August 7 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Cory Booker's web of tech industry backers; more questions about the NSA; and maybe Jeff Bezos just wanted to buy power in DC the old-fashioned way, by owning media; and much much more. Read More

MA Democratic Primary Candidates To Participate In Crowdsourced Online Debate

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, August 6 2013

The five Democrats running for Sen. Ed Markey's House seat will participate in an streamed online Q&A with voters Saturday

Five Democrats who are running to fill an open seat in the Fifth District of Massachusetts will participate in a novel interactive online debate format this Saturday, thanks to the efforts of a progressive group that's ... Read More

Programmers and Lawmakers in New Documentary on Internet Policy "War"

BY Miranda Neubauer | Friday, May 3 2013

Several Members of Congress will appear along with the late Aaron Swartz in an upcoming documentary titled War for the Web, which is set to examine the recent policy debates over the Internet with a focus on digital privacy, CISPA, net neutrality and SOPA, as the The Hill and Cnet have recently reported. Read More

You Spend How Much on Gas?!? New Congressional App Aims To Fuel Policy Conversations On Energy

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, April 2 2013

Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee have taken the adage "a picture is worth a thousand words," and applied that to the process of discussing energy policy in the United States. Rep. Ed Markey of ... Read More

Markey Courts Online Progressives In Senate Bid

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Thursday, March 28 2013

Long-time House Democrat Edward J. Markey spent Thursday morning courting online progressives, re-assuring them of his bona fides in a conference call, and saying that he's not taking anything for granted in his run to succeed John Kerry in the Senate. Read More

BP Undecided on Hitting Web Cam "Off" Switch

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 25 2010

Mother Jones' David Corn reports that Rep. Ed Markey is objecting to BP's decision to kill its live web cam at the moment it attempts to kill the leaking Deepwater Horizon well off the Gulf Coast. But BP is contending, ... Read More

The Case for Outsourcing the BP Video Feed

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 21 2010

FireDogLake's Michael Whitney fleshes out his argument against Rep. Ed Markey's (D-MA) BP live video feed of the Deepwater Horizon leak. Though I'd argue that given Congress' jurisdictional interest here, the takeaway ... Read More

Daily Digest: Botnets and Self-Appointed Bloggers, Oh My!

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, November 1 2007

The New Hampshire blog Blue Hampshire gets a profile in the Wall Street Journal; Why Tuesday gets responses about election reform from 11 out of 16 candidates; two conservative bloggers filed an FEC complaint against ... Read More