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America Speaking Out

'Contract With America': House GOP To Unveil Election-Year Agenda This Week

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans plan to unveil a roughly 20-point agenda Thursday, less than six weeks before midterm congressional elections in ...

GOP Web Site,, Solicits Solutions For Nation's Problems

Roll Call | Jackie Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The new House Republican website invites visitors to submit any solutions they believe will help solve the nation's problems, b...

Boehner Should Broadcast Lobbyist Meeting on America Speaking Out Website

Matt Finkelstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Finkelstein

The choice for Republicans is simple. They can "open the doors" and deliver on the promise of America Speaking Out, or they can admit that they only answer to lobbyists and their ongoing outreach to regular Americans is a sham.

Social Media Lessons From Our Friends From Across the Aisle

Terry Lozoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Terry Lozoff

A short visit to America Speaking Out and any social media pro can quickly spot the social sharing best practices that are being put to use. That said, the site falls short in a few key areas.

Friday Talking Points [125] -- Ask! Tell!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Our headline today quite obviously references the legislative progress this week on banning the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy (of not allo...

Jason Linkins

New GOP Website: The More It Gets Used, The More Expensive It Gets | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans launched their new website, "America Speaks Out." But what you probably didn't know is that the more the site gets used, the more expensive it gets.

America, Please Speak Out

Jamal Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamal Simmons

Today, the Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives launched America Speaking Out, a "grassroots" effort to hear from the American peo...

Sam Stein

New GOP Initiative Stumbles Early, Poster Calls For Repealing Civil Rights Act | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republican leadership unveiled a new interactive website on Tuesday which they hailed as "revolutionary" in its democratization of the political...