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From Nader and Gravel to Assange: There Are Some Parodies Money Can't Buy [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, June 30 2011

If you haven't seen the new fundraising video from WikiLeaks, which plays off an old Mastercard commercial, don't miss it. It's smartly done, and doubly effective given that Mastercard is one of the companies that are ... Read More

Obama Girl Switches Sides

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, May 7 2008

Barack Obama won the North Carolina primary last night, but he may have lost his #1 fan. And to Mike Gravel, that player hater! Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: Gravel Challenges Obama to Fire It Up!

BY Editors | Friday, May 2 2008

Barack plays hoops, Gravel authors a dance mix, Hillary struggles with the coffee machine, and more in our weekly roundup of political video hits and misses. Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: The McCain Girls Strike Back!

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 4 2008

In this week's best videos, a McCain girl strikes back; Letterman and McCain jab each other; McCain releases what may be the cheapest political TV ad ever; Gravel goes psychedelic; and more. Also, today marks 40 years ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Letter Wars of 2008

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 28 2008

The Letter Wars: MoveOn fights a letter from Clinton donors with their own letter; Political Machine is apparently some sort of game about politics. We're not sure; a conversation about Obama and the "digital presidency" ... Read More

Is It Hip? Of Presidential Candidates and Rock'n'Roll

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Friday, March 28 2008

Weighing in at not quite 2 tons of fun, the McCain Girls are tearing up the YouTube charts and shattering a whole lot of eardrums. Are they hip? Do they make John McCain hip? The jury is still out on that. And while the ... Read More

Daily Digest: John McCain Is Your Jalopy

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, February 29 2008

Making delegate calculus easier for March 4 and beyond; a city from John McCain is on sale for $1,000,000,000,000.95; Glassbooth builds a Facebook app you help you choose your candidate; a web art project works on the ... Read More

Nader/Gravel Ticket? Id Meets Superego [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, February 28 2008

Ralph Nader is announcing his Vice Presidential running mate today at noon, an unorthodox move to some, but required due to the onerous rules regarding petitioning for ballot access in many states. I predict he will pick ... Read More

Our Favorite Videos of the Week: War of the Words and Very Bad Songs

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, February 22 2008

Barack Obama has been accused of “plagiarizing” others’ campaign speeches, including those of his friend, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Whether or not absorbing phrases from friends — or ... Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: Who's a Virus?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, February 8 2008

Mike Gravel throws another rock, sort of; Mitt Romney gets kicked on his way down; Sean Hannity sideswipes Obama; Rosemary Watson prays that Hillary gets to the White House; Ron Paul is a virus?!; Team Clinton shoots an ... Read More