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First POST: Inventions

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, October 27 2014

How voter data-sharing among GOP heavyweights is still lagging; why Facebook's News Feed scares news publishers; Google's ties to the State Department; and much, much more. Read More

Field, Meet Fundraising: Inside the Merger of Two of the Left's Powerhouse Data Firms

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, November 11 2010

Left to be worked out in the merger of VAN and NGP: "Whether Lefty the donkey, NGP’s current mascot will continue in his position, or be replaced by a new mascot, Lefty driving a VAN." Photo credit: Mike ... Read More

Bringing the Old Field Team Back Together Again

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 5 2010

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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

Daily Digest: From Field to Felonies to Fine-Tuned Targeting

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 9 2008

The Web on the Candidates The Six Million Questions Question: The enormous number was breathtaking: six million people sent in questions through the Internet for Tom Brokaw to pose to John McCain and Barack Obama during ... Read More

Must-Read: Zack Exley on the "New Organizers"

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, October 8 2008

It's late and it's Yom Kippur, so I'm going to be brief: Go read all of Zack Exley's detailed field report on "The New Organizers, Part 1: Obama's neighborhood teams and the power of inclusion and respect." Exley, one of ... Read More

The Online Impact of McCain's Decentralized Campaign

BY Patrick Ruffini | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Last week, the McCain campaign announced a break from the BC'04 command-and-control model in the political department. There will be no political director, and instead authority will be devolved to the states and ... Read More