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John Celock

Republican Hopes 'Augmented Reality' Helps Effort | John Celock | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

A Florida Republican is pinning part of his hopes for a second term on using augmented reality, a new technology, as part of his campaign literature. ...

Democratizing Democracy

Eric Kuhn | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics
Eric Kuhn

With the increasing prevalence of social media, everyone is looking for the "next big thing" in politics and technology. Here are five startups hoping to impact the political process.

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Angus King Will Determine The Fate Of America | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

Nate Silver has taken a look across the great pollscape of American politics and has some good news for Democrats -- their odds of keeping control of ...

Can Social Media Undermine Democracy?

Dana Radcliffe | Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology
Dana Radcliffe

Facebook and Twitter are transforming politics around the world, but to what effect? They helped dissidents drive dictators from power in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya. Will they also foster democracy in newly liberated nations?

Sam Stein

Daschle Health Care Video Addresses Americans Directly (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The commitment of Barack Obama to have an open dialogue, whether it be in revealing donors or crafting policy, is one of the defining features of his ...

Sam Stein

Obama Launches Interactive Health Care Website | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Seeking to, once again, blaze a new trail on the intersection of technology and politics, the Obama transition team launched a new website on Tuesday ...