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Daily Digest: McCain Practices Some Self-Defense

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 30 2008

John McCain finally turns to his Senate record defend against attacks on his tech cred; we consider whether MoveOn is a movement or a marketing machine; the newest stars of YouTube seem to be the guys and gals (well, ... Read More

BarackBook: Credit Where Credit Is Due

BY Michael Turk | Tuesday, July 29 2008

(cross posted at The Next Right) I have been a pretty harsh critic of the RNC and its Internet operations. I have argued for some time that the RNC really doesn't foster a sense of creativity or innovation. While I still ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Revolution? Televised, At Least a Little

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 29 2008

A new spot from MoveOn that will become MTV's second ever political ad involves jokey references to STDs and a confusing chicken metaphor -- both things that are big hits with the kids!; an activist group spawned online ... Read More

Daily Digest: Politics? One Column, Two Sentences, a Headline!

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 25 2008

We invoke "Fahrenheit 451" to assess Barack Obama's speech in Berlin yesterday; Obama gives a shout-out to the Iranian blogosphere; the McCain campaign launches a new event planning tool and the RNC unveils a fundraising ... Read More

Daily Digest: Netrooters Pick Priorities for Selves, POTUS

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 22 2008

A straw poll of attendees at last week's Netroots Nation conference finds that respondents have different priorities for themselves and their president; Ed Cone interviews the Next Right's Jon Henke will DC's ... Read More

Daily Digest: And It Is Us...

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 14 2008

Organizers of the Get FISA Right movement turn to the wisdom of Clay Shirky to figure out where to go next; the RNC launches a new collaborative site that, they say, will inform the crafting of the GOP's 2008 party ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama's VP "Sausage Making" to Stay Offline and Closed

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 6 2008

Obama seems disinclined to support a proposal for opening up the VP sausage-making process; the Republican National Committee unveils MeetBarackObama.com; Florida Democrats use inside-the-Beltway video clips to highlight ... Read More

Favorite Videos: Fist Bumps "Of Hope"?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, June 6 2008

t's Friday, which means it's time for our favorite new political videos the week. From Kosovo minefields to lobbyist lollypops to "fist bumps of hope," we've got it all. Read More

RNC Facebook Group Membership Drive Inadvertently Propels DNC Facebook Group Membership

BY Luigi Montanez | Tuesday, June 3 2008

A quick note about the Law of Unintended Consequences in action: A post on Crooks and Liars earlier this afternoon reported that the RNC's Facebook group had surpassed the DNC's group in membership, and the RNC was ... Read More

Daily Digest: Digging Obama

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, May 29 2008

A Digg-style site lets Obama supporters make suggestions to the campaign; a video of a Young Hillary Clinton; who, exactly, are these online Republicans we hear about?; Click 4 Obama makes a political FreeRice site; ... Read More