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Obama's "Field Operation" Gears Up Health Reform Canvass

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, July 10 2009

For a lazy summer weekend, the 404 561 local organizing events being advertised on Organizing for America's health-care action page look like a healthy (ahem) turnout for what some have called "President Obama's field ... Read More

Organizing for America: Testing Support for Obama

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, March 17 2009

The political world is abuzz, wondering whether the first big ask from Organizing for America to its multi-million email list is going to produce a shift in the battle over President Obama's budget proposal. It will take ... Read More

Tracking Organizing for America's Progress

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, February 10 2009

It's been interesting tracking the coverage of Organizing for America's weekend "Economic Recovery" house parties. On the right, bloggers have been passing around Mary Katherine Ham's report from two lightly attended ... Read More

Obama as Crowdsourcer; Organizing the Country for Change and Accountability

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, February 8 2009

It looks like President Obama's email list still has a lot of punch to it. Yesterday, he sent out a mass email asking people to watch a four-and-a-half minute video addressing the Organizing for America house parties, ... Read More

Obama's "Organizing for America" Starts to Move

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, February 4 2009

We will soon know just how big the sleeping giant of American politics, now known as Organizing for America (OFA, for short) actually is. That's because earlier today, David Plouffe, the group's de-facto boss, sent out ... Read More

Organizing for America Launches; Structure TBD

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, January 17 2009

If you're on the Obama campaign email list, by now you've probably received a message alerting you to a special message from President-elect Barack Obama announcing the formation of "Organizing for America," the ... Read More

Daily Digest: As the Dust Settles from Net Neutrality's Latest Skirmish...

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, December 15 2008

Messiness Over Neutrality: There's a dust-up over network neutrality that we'll do our darnedest to encapsulate in one bullet point. Ready? Let's go. Google, reported the Wall Street Journal's Vishesh Kumar and ... Read More