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Rebuilding Through Bombs: Scott Brown's One-Day, One Million Dollar (Plus) Haul

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 12 2010

The Massachusetts Senate seat up for grabs in next week's suddenly very exciting special election has leading Republicans gearing up their online operations on behalf of Republican candidate Scott Brown, who is ... Read More

"Designing Obama," a Few Dollars at a Time

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 22 2009

Reflections upon the Obama campaign's design work? A crowdsourced fundraising effort? Total techPres bait, but Obama campaign design director Scott Thomas is involved in an intriguing quest. Read More

Heritage Hits Forbes.com's List with Appeal to "Fellow Conservatives"

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, August 19 2009

Sara Holoubek, a friend of techPresident/Pdf, pass along a curious email. It's a fundraising request on behalf of the conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation, and it went out, it seems, to a mailing list of ... Read More

One Way to Monetize Twitter

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 1 2009

Attempts to do political fundraising on Twitter has proceeded in fits and starts, but the Democratic online fundraising clearinghouse ActBlue has announced that anyone with a personal profile on their site can now ... Read More

Textbooks4Change's One-Click Activism

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 27 2009

Future Majority's Mike Connery points us to an innovative new campaign that lets cash-strapped college students contribute activist dollars while doing nothing more than buying their required text books. Through ... Read More

Strike! Lessig, Trippi's Line in the Sand Draws $1 Million from (un)Donors

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, March 11 2009

Larry Lessig and Joe Trippi take to Politico to announce that their "Donor Strike" has passed the one-million-dollar mark. Read More

The Real Roland Burris Please Stand Up

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, March 3 2009

Given that Illinois' junior senator Roland Burris has made noise about standing down at the end of his current term, the "Support Burris" website that popped up of late raised eyebrows. Some back channel ... Read More

Daily Digest: Party Hopefuls Vying for Tech Cred

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 6 2009

Gathering of RNC Candidates Highlights Tech: The half dozen contenders for the post of RNC chairman gathered yesterday for an event that was threaded through with what might fairly be called an obsession with ... Read More

Daily Digest: Hill Secrecy? "Just Absolute Lunacy"

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 3 2008

The Hill's Intensively Secretive Nature: It was the sweltering late summer, 2007, in Washington DC. The House of Representatives was smack in the middle of debate over the controversial Foreign Intelligence Surveillance ... Read More