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Cory Booker Routes Around Capitol Hill Veteran To Win The Tech Vote

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Friday, August 9 2013

Cory Booker, pictured with Biz Stone and Randi Zuckerberg, 2009. Photo: loiclemeur/Flicker

Silicon Valley is placing its bets behind business-friendly Booker, and in the process is ignoring a stalwart champion of some of their interests on Capitol Hill Rush Holt. Read More

MA Democratic Primary Candidates To Participate In Crowdsourced Online Debate

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, August 6 2013

The five Democrats running for Sen. Ed Markey's House seat will participate in an streamed online Q&A with voters Saturday

Five Democrats who are running to fill an open seat in the Fifth District of Massachusetts will participate in a novel interactive online debate format this Saturday, thanks to the efforts of a progressive group that's ... Read More

Markey Courts Online Progressives In Senate Bid

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Thursday, March 28 2013

Long-time House Democrat Edward J. Markey spent Thursday morning courting online progressives, re-assuring them of his bona fides in a conference call, and saying that he's not taking anything for granted in his run to succeed John Kerry in the Senate. Read More

In Allen West Loss, Progressive Groups See a Model for Victory

BY Matt Taylor | Tuesday, November 20 2012

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Having decided early on to target Rep. Allen West with special attention, progressive groups, including a super PAC fueled by small-dollar donors rather than billionaires, are declaring victory in the wake of his concession Tuesday. They knocked on tens of thousands of doors in the district and secured pledges from hundreds of sympathetic voters, leaving them confident that extensive field and online efforts made all the difference in this ideologically charged bloodbath of a House race, which was the most expensive in America. Read More

PCCC Staffers Think They've Discovered the Future of Phone-Banking

BY Miranda Neubauer | Friday, October 26 2012

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee has figured out a way to do distributed phone-banking at such a low cost that they can do so at high volume while still coordinating with the campaigns they support, staffers say. "We're more deeply integrated with these campaigns, working with them directly and targeting their people," said spokesman Neil Sroka. "They might want help from other people but other organizations aren't allowed to talk to them." Read More

Progressive Change Campaign Committee Advertises On Google, Facebook During Warren Speech

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Wednesday, September 5 2012

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee, a political action committee dedicated to electing progressive Democrats to Congress, launched an ad campaign online Wednesday designed to both recruit new supporters and to ... Read More

In Wisconsin Recall, Online Push Not Enough For Darling, Olsen Races [CORRECTED]

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, August 10 2011

The Wisconsin recall elections last night were a significant test for the online left, which raised and spent millions of dollars in an effort to shake loose the Republican Party's hold of that state's legislature. The ... Read More