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Wendy Davis Seeks Campaign Funds Outside Texas

Texas Democratic Senator Wendy Davis is seeking campaign funds outside the state to support her bid for governor, thus far raising over four times more out-of-state than her opponent, Republican Greg Abbott. “Texas is a huge state,” said national Democratic …

John Edwards Returns To Court To Help 4-Year-Old

Former vice presidential candidate, John Edwards, is back in court again, but this time he’ll be in the courtroom defending a 4-year old Virginia boy who suffered a slew of injuries while being treated at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in …

Cory Booker Wins Race to Become Senator Cory Booker Wins Race to Become Senator

He did it! Cory Booker has succeeded in defeating Republican, Steve Lonegan, in becoming the senator-elect of the state of New Jersey for the Democratic party. Booker, 44, reportedly won with over 55 percent of the vote. The Associated Press …

Pelosi Chief of Staff Announced to be Nadeam Elshami Pelosi Chief of Staff Announced to be Nadeam Elshami
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Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi today named Nadeam Elshami as her new chief of staff. Her former chief of staff, John Lawrence, has stepped down after eight years in the position. “On behalf of my colleagues, I want to thank …

George McGovern Dies at 90, 1972 Presidential Nominee George McGovern Dies at 90, 1972 Presidential Nominee
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This past Sunday, we lost a great politician extraordinaire, who will be sadly missed because of his ardent political passions, his idealism, and his fervent love for his country. Additionally, he is remembered as a historian, university professor, scholar of …

DNC Livestream on YouTube Blocked, Marked Private [UPDATED] DNC Livestream on YouTube Blocked, Marked Private [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Videos from the convention are appearing on the DNC’s official channel. YouTube says that there was no copyright violation and that it was simply an incorrect error message that users saw on Tuesday night. Here’s their statement: “After Tuesday’s …

Democratic Party Platform Touches on Internet Freedom Democratic Party Platform Touches on Internet Freedom

On the eve of the kickoff of their 2012 National Convention, the Democrats released their official party platform. And just like the Republicans did in their official platform, they’ve included a small segment concerning “Internet Freedom.” It looks like the …

Democrats More Likely to Use Facebook for Political Purposes Democrats More Likely to Use Facebook for Political Purposes
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There are plenty of issues that separate the Democratic and Republican parties – abortion rights, taxes, and marriage equality, just to name a few. But there’s apparently another arena where the two parties differ – social media. According to a …

Democratic National Convention Streaming Live on YouTube Democratic National Convention Streaming Live on YouTube

Last week, the Republicans had their chance to showcase what they have to offer the American voters. Some of the highlights included Ann Romney’s well-received speech, Paul Ryan’s controversial speech, Clint Eastwood’s much-discussed speech, and finally Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech. …

Obama’s ‘Life Of Julia’ Keeps Democrats At Social Media Forefront Obama’s ‘Life Of Julia’ Keeps Democrats At Social Media Forefront
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Last week the Republican party launched a Social Victory app to try to get a foothold onto what has been a one sided battle: The fight for social media dominance. This fight was utterly dominated by Barack Obama in the …

Barack Obama Goes For The Web Push

Howard Dean led the way with his grassroots online efforts that brought his failed Presidential campaign millions in contributions. The Senator from Illinois has a campaign that wants to build on Dean’s work and avoid his mistakes.