BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, May 2 2014
Analyzing the White House report on "Big Data"; Larry Lessig starts a SuperPAC to end all SuperPACs; why Marc Andreessen is bullish on the news business; and much, much more. Read More
BY Nick Judd | Friday, March 9 2012
In an email to supporters, Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren just announced that after an online conversation with supporters, she's asked Sen. Scott Brown to donate money to the Autism Consortium, a network of medical and research institutions in the Boston and Worcester areas, in accordance with a pledge both contenders for the Senate reached in January.
An independent group placed an ad recently on Brown's behalf. Brown and Warren had pledged that should outside groups enter the race on one candidate's behalf, that candidate would donate to a charity of the other candidate's choice from its campaign funds — which would, in theory, negate the financial benefits of outside money entering the race.Read More
BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, March 6 2012
In what is likely to be among the first of a following flood of SuperPAC promoted tweets, the Obama-allied superPAC Priorities USA Action used the microblogging service Twitter on Tuesday to promote its campaign ... Read More