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PdF2008: BREAKING: "John McCain is Aware of the Internet"

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, June 24 2008

Yesterday, things got a bit heated on the plenary session with the presidential campaign internet staffers. Mark Soohoo, the deputy internet director of the John McCain, was defending his boss for not personally ... Read More

BREAKING: PdF2008 Hosts Obama-McCain Twitter Debate

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, June 20 2008

We're pleased to announce a first for the Internet Election of 2008: Starting tonight, a designated representative of both of the major presidential campaigns are going to participate in a free-wheeling debate on ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama Clarifies What He Meant By "Public"

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, June 19 2008

Barack Obama announces his decision to opt out of public financing in a video sent straight to supporters; McCain launches his first Facebook app: a video tour through the "Straight Talk Express" bus; a new Google maps ... Read More

Obama Drops Out of Public Financing; Announces By Email/YouTube

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, June 19 2008

This morning, the Obama campaign sent out an email to its supporters urging them to watch an "important announcement" that "he wanted you to hear first." The news? As expected by many observers, Obama has decided to opt ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama's One Miiiiillionth Fan

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, June 18 2008

Obama hits the one millionth Facebook supporter mark and we wonder who gets the digital toaster; an effort to Google link McCain to some unfavorable press reports success; the battle between bloggers and the Associated ... Read More

It's Still Not Enough

BY Tracy Russo | Tuesday, June 17 2008

John McCain isn't ready to acquiesce the tech vote, claiming in an interview that he understands technology because he has young children, but that just isn't enough. Read More

Daily Digest: McCain's Kids Help Him Get the Net

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, June 17 2008

The Michigan GOP greets Barack Obama's arrival in the Great Lakes State with a new ad asking "what took you so long?;" the blogosphere doesn't take kindly to the Associated Press's suggestion that the company decides ... Read More

Daily Digest: Dems More Primed to Network Online

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, June 16 2008

A new study finds Democrats significantly more likely to have social network profiles than Republicans; Americans are getting their Election '08 news straight from campaign headquarters; bloggers push back against the ... Read More

Daily Digest: Campaigns, Congress Get Experimental

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 13 2008

Is John McCain's right-left-and-center blogger outreach strategy savvy or just too contrived?; the Obama campaign gives Google juice to rumors about their candidate; McCain's "virtual town hall" looks a great deal like a ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama Finds Politics' Tiny Lobster Forks

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, June 12 2008

Barack Obama's Silicon Valley fundraisers demonstrate how to extract small sums from many different pockets; the McCain Report earns praise; a new "I Only Sleep with Democrats" video is getting attention; the Obama ... Read More