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Arguing On Behalf Of Your Political Point-Of-View On Twitter Is Now "Bullying," Apparently | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media

When I get an article with the headline, "White House uses Twitter to bully critics," it sort of primes me to expect to see some examples of some hard...

Critics Warn Of New White House 'Web Police'

Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

The White House has created a new position to help coordinate rapid response to unfavorable stories. But some are crying foul over the appointment of ...

How the White House Used Gruber's Work to Create Appearance of Broad Consensus

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

The White House is placing a giant bet on Gruber's "assumptions" to justify key portions of the Senate bill. Now we know that Gruber's work was not that of an independent analyst but a contractor to the White House.

President Obama's Never-Ending Virtual Town Hall

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Yesterday's virtual town hall was not about reporters versus citizens, or hardballs versus softballs, or real versus virtual. It was about opening up government to the people.

Beyond Obama's Town Hall

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Local events used to be the only way for a president to hear directly from citizens, but network technology has opened up our civic possibilities. It's past time we used these tools to open up the Presidency.

Ask Obama For a Torture Special Prosecutor

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The Obama transition team is taking questions again at -- while the press has fixated on the Blagojevich scandal, the allegations of torture by officials in the current administration receive scant attention.

Top 10 Ways Team Obama Should Use Web Video & MultiMedia

Dan Manatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Manatt

The technological transformation of the presidency -- and its use of technology to make the executive branch more responsive, interactive, and transparent -- can, from day one, be the first great achievement and legacy of the Obama presidency.