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First POST: Taking Over

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, November 26 2013

How privacy concerns will fit into the next populist wave in US politics; Glenn Greenwald and Paul Carr spar; why the number of lobbyists in Washington is probably double what you think; and much, much more. Read More

No Help for Facebook from FEC on Disclaimers for Political Ads

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, June 16 2011

Since April, Facebook has been seeking exemption from Federal Elections Commission rules so that small text ads from political campaigns would be explicitly excused from carrying a disclaimer about who paid for the ads ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama, Clinton, and the Saga of the Smear

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, December 6 2007

Markos Moulitsas joins another mainstream political rag; a satiric post about a new computer chip implanted in candidates' heads that makes them say almost anything; tracing the Obama smear emails; Mitt Romney ... Read More