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Peter Daou

Obama vs. The Left: A Battle of Ideologies, Not Cults of Personalities

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

What Obama is facing, which other presidents have not, is moment-by-moment online documentation of the distance between his words and his actions by issue advocates on his own side.

Is Obama's Health Care Maelstrom the Birth of Millennial Politics?

Maegan Carberry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maegan Carberry

Obama introduced us to a new kind of politics. Veterans of the old guard aren't sure how to handle it while the emerging young leaders who built it haven't established enough clout to reinforce it.

Clinton Still Wields Power With Seven-Figure Email List

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton folded her campaign's tent last month, shedding spokespeople, fundraisers, lawyers, and advance men and women by the dozen. Bu...

Campaign Internet Strategists Clash At Web Conference

Sarah Granger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Granger

"McCain doesn't use a computer. I mean, I would try explaining email, Facebook, Twitter -- massive social movements -- to your grandmother and ask her to apply that to governing and see if that would work for you."

New Yorker And The Newhouse School Host Panel On The Internet And Presidential Politics

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
HuffPost Radio

The highlight of the discussion came midway in, when the panelists were tossing around ideas as to why the Republican Party is so much less internet savvy than their Democratic counterparts.

Hillary's Comment Troll Speaks To The Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal | T.W. FARNAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In Norse mythology, trolls steal babies and leave their own shape-shifting offspring behind. On the Internet, they just steal attention. As candidate...