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Trump Leverages Fear in Americans, Wrong Candidate for Our Nation's Future
This is the quote that came to mind when I recently heard the prejudiced and bigoted remarks by current Republican presidential
The Clinton Campaign Didn't Learn from History: Underestimating Barack, Underestimating Bernie
Writer & Lawyer
Bernie seems to be an alternative to the politics of Clinton. That makes him a threat to the "billionaire" class he is wont to criticize, to Super PACs fueled by Citizens United, and to establishment politicians like Hillary Clinton. Hillary Clinton ignores Bernie Sanders at her own peril.
Were Democrats Wrong To Sideline Obama? Even Top Republicans Are Split
For the White House’s defenders, the argument remains the same regardless of the numbers: By running away from the president
Uber Hires Former Obama Adviser David Plouffe To Take On The 'Taxi Industry Cartel'
"We must stand up for our free market principles, entrepreneurial spirit and economic freedom," the petition read. Earlier
Obamacare Love And Trepidation As Told On The Websites Of Congressional Democrats
Finally, there are the Democrats who place themselves on the vanguard of the fight today, such as Rep. Mike Honda (Calif
Can Democrats Win in November?
, Guest Writer
This fall, Democrats have the ability to motivate the voters to turnout at levels adequate to replicate the 2012 turnout mix -- just as they did in Virginia last year. But we need to focus 100 percent of our energy on motivation. That requires that we follow several important rules.
President Obama's Honorary Kitchen Cabinet
Bestselling author, 90-year-old gay elder and civil rights pio...
I sent a couple of contributions -- quite modest, actually -- to President Obama. Then, to my dismay and genuine surprise, I received a card in the mail -- addressed personally to me -- that said, "Member of President Obama's Honorary Kitchen Cabinet."
The Democrats' Koch Problem
Managing Director, SKDKnickerbocker
With less than seven months until the midterm elections, the biggest challenge Democrats face isn't the Affordable Care Act or the President's popularity, it's the millions of dollars being spent by the Koch brothers' financed groups, most notably Americans for Prosperity.
True Believers Seek To Bottle Obama Campaign Magic
Whatever its longer term goal, Blue Labs is off to a good start. The Booker campaign was a success, though not the kind of
Obama Campaign Pocketed Ponzi Schemer Cash
Center for Public Integrity
One of the country's oldest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigati...
Obama isn't the only politician who has declined to return Stanford campaign contributions to help make Stanford's defrauded investors whole. A total of 39 candidates and committees have kept their campaign funds despite the pleas by the receiver.
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6 Lessons From the Government Shutdown
Senior Advisor at AT Public Sector; Professor of Political Sci...
How did we get to this point? How we can avoid being in this position in the future? We don't yet have the perspective necessary to answer these questions fully.
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Margaret Cho: How I Got Kicked Off The Obama Campaign
Mitch McConnell Adopts Obama Campaign Tactics For 2014
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is taking a page from President Obama’s reelection playbook for his own campaign — embracing
Asian Jewish Americans for Obama (VIDEO)
Founder, the Millennial Youth Professionals Initiative
When it comes to "The Issues" such as comprehensive immigration reform, Obama's grassroots efforts demonstrate a commitment to all constituencies, no matter their religion, race or creed.
Stephanie Cutter Starts Consulting Firm With 2 Former Obama Aides
Cutter, 44, is a veteran Democrat communicator who has worked for former President Bill Clinton, former Sen. Edward Kennedy
Obama Campaign Debt Stands At $3.1 Million
The campaign committee's debt load dropped from $5.8 million at the end of 2012 to a little over $3 million at the end of
Rand Paul Stumbled At Howard, And That Was Sort Of The Point
During the roughest portion of his speech, as Paul was fumbling for words, he let slip a line that - if he is sincere about
Stalled Obama Campaign Revamps For Future, Issue Advocacy
President Barack Obama’s team redefined the way to run a national election. Now, it’s trying to do the same thing for issue
Want to Elect a President? Call Call This Guy: SXSW Shingerview with Harper Reed, CTO, Obama for America
AOL’s Digital Prophet
Harper Reed. Mate, the man elected a president. Not sure what else there is to say.
Obama To Address Organizing For Action Summit
Politico's Mike Allen reported on the planned appearance on Monday. The price of attending Wednesday's "founders summit" is
Why Obama Is to Blame for Sequester Cuts
Optimistic Development Guy, Principled Christian, Frustrated R...
I fear that Obama has decided to fight every battle with the goal of crushing the opposition, rather than seeking conclusions that benefit the American people. His decision to continually campaign, rather than govern, could have negative and lasting consequences on our country.
If the Other Side Is Crying Foul, It Must Be Working
Adjunct Professor of Political Communication
The Obama Administration has learned its lesson: not to drop all the effective communication strategies after Election Day. They're continuing to use campaign communication practices to rally and sustain public support for the Democratic agenda.
Who Are the Nones and Why Did They Vote for Obama?
Director of Jewish Civilization, Georgetown University
By early summer of 2012, many of us Faith and Values pundits were nervously asking an important and troubling question: Why were the Obama and Romney campaigns spending so little time and effort discussing God and religion on the campaign trail?
David Simas, Obama Polling Coordinator, Takes White House Job
Earlier this month, Simas ruled out speculation that he might run for office in his native Massachusetts, where he was active
Founder, the Millennial Youth Professionals Initiative
When Obama is sworn in on Monday, the encore will elicit one last acknowledgement of our personal and collective accomplishments. Afterward, thousands of volunteers will fan out, returning to their respective corners of the nation, fired up and ready to keep moving forward.
Social Media's Impact on the Presidential Election
Dr. David K. Rehr
Professor, Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University
Overall, 29 percent said social media was moderately to extremely influential in their opinions of the candidates and issues.
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