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Fundraisers: Sinking One Politician at a Time

Julianne Shinto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Julianne Shinto

One surprisingly hot topic at fundraisers lately is campaign finance reform. Surprising to me because I can't imagine trying to make a sale and telling my customers that buying is itself a dangerous trend.

Heavy Hand of Media Control in China -- and Here?

David Tereshchuk | Posted 05.14.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Of course we are nothing like China when it comes to government surveillance of social media -- are we?

Time to Get Your Clark Kent On?

John Shore | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media
John Shore

In some very real ways, citizen journalists are the only journalists left. Nobody cares about local politics like local citizens. Nobody can. The adage is true for a reason; all politics is local.

Will Obama's Presidency End the Progressive Movement?

Rupert Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rupert Russell

Progressive billionaires, bloggers and grassroots activists mobilized less against a conservative president than a complicit mainstream media and a Bush-enabling Democratic establishment.

Krugman on Obama and 'You 2.0'

Juliette Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Juliette Powell

There have been some proposed appointments in the national security area, or at least floated appointments, that have essentially been torpedoed because the online community said, "No."

We'll Miss The Vermont Rebel Yell

Blaise Nutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Nutter

Howard Dean has to be given credit for kick-starting the Democratic Online Machine. Online fundraising, blogs, social networks -- these were all part of Dean's big new way of campaigning.

Jason Linkins

Minor Blogging Controversy Yields New Term For The Political Lexicon | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last Friday, blogger Matt Yglesias penned a rather innocuous post that, in part, criticized a centrist messaging factory called Third Way of whom you'...

Elephant in the Room: When Will the GOP Join the Blogosphere?

Maegan Carberry and Elizabeth Blackney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maegan Carberry and Elizabeth Blackney

Liberals may be ecstatic about the influence the blogosphere has had on the election results, but thoughtful citizens should have reservations about the absence of conservative dialogue.

Voting Expert William Jacoby Knows How You're Going To Vote

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

As the polls grow tighter, more people wonder what the electorate will be thinking on Nov 4. OffTheBus posed that question to political scientist Will...

Winners: Top Ten HuffPost Reader Blogs for Obama

Joyce McFadden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joyce McFadden

Barack challenges us to be active agents in the decision. His invitation, his challenge to take our destiny in our own hands, is why I support Barack Obama.

HuffPost Readers: You Write This Blog on Obama. Read How.

Joyce McFadden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joyce McFadden

Instead of posting a comment to my writing as you usually would, simply write your own thoughts on Obama and submit them, and my next blog will feature the 10 most interesting submissions.