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Phone Banking

My NSFW Phone-Banking Call With an Angry Conservative

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 01.20.2017 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

My wife and I were recently canvassing and phone banking for Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire. The vast majority of people we talked to were very nice...

Blind Insight: Women Who Support Obama, Both Celebrity and Grassroots, and Why

Monique Zimmerman-Stein | Posted 12.30.2012 | Impact
Monique Zimmerman-Stein

It's great to be living in a swing state during a presidential campaign as the election day gets closer. It seems to bring out the best and worst in people and politics.

Andrea Stone

Oy Vey! What Jewish Republicans Are Giving 'Volunteers' To Make Calls For Mitt | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Jewish Coalition on Thursday began offering "volunteers" who work the phones in key battleground states "awesome thank-yo...

46 Days Till Minnesota Votes On My Family

Rev. Meg Riley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Meg Riley

I went back for another round of phone banking last night. Here's what I learned: People are really stressed and really busy. Given the level of stress everyone is walking around with, how do we crank up the urgency for civic involvement on this or any other of the urgent issues facing us?

53 Days Till Minnesota Votes On My Family

Rev. Meg Riley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Meg Riley

I finally did phone banking. I'd been avoiding it the whole campaign, telling myself I would hate it. But I noticed in the trainings for talking to people you know that, consistently, the folks who had done phone banking were more skilled at the conversations.

NY Phone Bankers for Obama

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tepper Marlin

New York State is a safe bet for Obama. The NY State delegation in the House of Representatives splits 23-6 for Democrats and may shift to 27-2 in th...

Canvassers Use Palin as "Magic Bullet" in Swaying N.J. and Pa. Undecideds

James Camner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Camner

The most effective response to an undecided voter, the response that always gets an "I think I'm leaning toward Obama," is to mention Governor Sarah Palin. She's the magic bullet.

Iowa Campaigns Banking On Phone Outreach

Quad City Times | Ed Tibbetts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By the time Jane Irene Duax arrived Monday at Davenport North High School, she was well aware that Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards woul...