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Organizing for America Tests Base's Interest in Issues, Local Elections

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 5 2010

Organizing for America, the field organizing wing of the Democratic National Committee that grew out of the Obama presidential campaign, is kicking off 2010 with a survey of its member base's hopes and interests for the ... Read More

The Right Gets the Obama Disconnect Wrong

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 4 2010

I hate to break it to my friend Mark Tapscott, who I have made common cause with (and broken bread with) over the issues of government transparency and accountability, but my end-of-the-year post on the Obama Disconnect ... Read More

One More Response to Karoli on the Obama Disconnect

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 4 2010

Dear Karoli: Obviously, we don't know each other. I didn't know if Karoli was your real name or your nom-de-blog; thanks for clearing up that confusion with your latest post. You clearly don't know me or my work, or you ... Read More

Responding to Karoli About Hope, Cynicism and the Obama Disconnect

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, January 3 2010

A blogger who goes by the name named Karoli has posted a long critique of my Obama Disconnect post entitled "The Sifry Disconnect: When cynicism kills hope." It's fundamentally a sentimental post, arguing that it makes ... Read More

The Obama Disconnect: What Could Have Been?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, January 3 2010

One question that a number of people have raised in response to my post on The Obama Disconnect is essentially, "What's your alternative? What should the Obama team have done to keep the new political movement it had ... Read More

The Obama Disconnect: What Happens When Myth Meets Reality

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, December 31 2009

"Collectively all of you, most of you whom are, I'm not sure, of drinking age, you've created the best political organization in America, and probably the best political organization that we've seen in the last 30, 40 ... Read More

Plouffe: "Little tolerance" for left's blog blowback

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, December 17 2009

During a recent sit-down interview, techPresident contributor and Nation writer Ari Melber tested Obama campaign manager and ally David Plouffe for his reaction to the protests erupting on some segment of the liberal ... Read More

Can Obama's Army Convert to a Peacetime Force? Plouffe Responds

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, November 25 2009

"Thank you for prying yourselves away from Going Rouge." That was David Plouffe's way of welcoming us to a conference call to discuss his own version of a campaign memoir, the newly released The Audacity to ... Read More