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More Evidence of Obama as Crowdsourcer: Recovery.gov as Disruptive Force?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, February 9 2009

Check out this report from Clint Hendler of CJR.org, who is tracking President Obama's comments at today's town-hall meeting in Elkhart, Indiana. He quotes Obama describing Recovery.gov in the following way: “We’re ... 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

Daily Digest: McCain Forwards, Dean in Demand, and Oversight Gets Lost in the Sausage

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, February 4 2009

Not to be cowed by Organizing for America's 13-million-member or so mailing list, John McCain stepped into the fray yesterday with an email to his list on the stimulus package before Congress... We may never know what ... Read More

Daily Digest: Fighting for a See-Through Stimulus

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, January 16 2009

Recovery.gov: Washington is going crazy over snappy domain names. First there was Change.gov, and now this. "Acknowledging concerns about potential government waste," reads a draft of the multi-billion-dollar ... Read More