Too many politicians get to Washington and turn their backs on those who got them there. I'm looking for a progressive partner in the blogosphere both during and after the campaign.
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It's become clear that structural features of American politics make it so change averse that virtually no progressive electoral sweep is enough to do the job.
Local government has a bigger impact on our lives than most of us realize, and bloggers play a crucial role, not only mobilizing activists around a common issue, but spreading information about local government.
As things stand now, a weak public option would institutionalize a two-tiered system. Newt Gingrich couldn't dream up a better scenario to discredit a government role in health care.
In a reflection of a legislative strategy that has left no stone unturned, President Barack Obama on Monday called on like-minded bloggers to help his...
hen the Natural Resources Defense Council needs to generate attention for environmental issues, one of the people they turn to is Apollo Gonzales, the Netroots campaign manager.
The Iranian rebellion is visible to the world through digital photos and videos uploaded and forwarded through Facebook, Twitter, and other global networks.
The liberal blogosphere, at least at its inception, represented perhaps the most unplanned, un-thought-through media and political movement in modern America. It really was an accidental empire.
85% of Pennsylvanian respondents and 86% of respondents nationally want Democratic Congressman Joe Sestak to challenge Arlen Specter in the 2010 Democratic Senate primary.
Specter now stands alone. Stripped of his rank by Democrats. Scorned by Republicans. Specter's flash of strength has turned to weakness.
Everything that was bad about democratic politics at the national level in the '80s and '90s was exemplified by Terry McAuliffe's leadership.
Identifying, promoting, and networking a transnational network of countervailing voices will require some of America's best diplomats: citizen diplomats from the ranks of the US public.
The internet simply moves the war of the parties and their funding machines, not just the battle of ideas, to a new domain.
Google Docs is the single platform that enabled Obama's effective organization an historic fundraising success.
The Obama campaign and the newly emerging rightroots movement are grounded in the egalitarian principles of new media. This new media can reverse the course of business as usual.
The Bush Administration's default approach toward journalists has been to use them when necessary and bypass them when not.
I couldn't possibly know the stamina and dedication of his strategists, staff, volunteers, donors and supporters, who are poised to finally slay the dragons that defeated Gore and Kerry.
These contests will help determine whether the party can hold off Republicans' attempts to seize back control of Congress, or add seats to the Democratic majority they gained in 2006.
If the left is ever going to get serious about winning elections, we need to stop insisting on 100% ideological purity from our candidates. News flash: politics is about assembling winning coalitions.
My focus at "Rebooting the System" was to learn how technology was impacting women's issues, the dissemination of information, and the role that women were playing in this arena.
Despite John McCain's self-described computer "illiteracy" and dearth of popularity among young voters, web tracking company Attributor recently revea...
Do reporters like John McCain better? Can Captain Straight Talk Express even complain? And should Obama sidestep his rep as the Anointed One?
Last Friday night HuffPost and GQ got together to provide some social lubrication outside the Austin convention center for all the bloggers, journalis...
For House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), any action on climate change hinges on Barack Obama winning the White House this fall. Only the ...
Pelosi's decision to share the stage with Gore is an interesting one. She clearly knew he was coming. But can Gore manage to stay out of the political arena as he skirts so close to it?
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