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Sam Stein

Ad Campaign: Netroots Turns Its Sights From Obama To The GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of Democratic groups and progressive bloggers launched a new campaign on Thursday focusing attention on Republican members o...

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Osborne

If Robert Gibbs had walked around Las Vegas last week talking to the professional left, he would have learned what I did: that progressives, liberals, and Democrats are as diverse as the day is long.

WATCH: In Surprise Appearance, Obama Urges Netroots Nation To 'Consider What We've Accomplished,' 'Keep Up The Fight'

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- President Barack Obama is urging liberal activists and bloggers to "keep up the fight" to bring change to Washington. In a video pl...

Obama Camp Asks Supporters: What Now?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama campaign manager David Plouffe is asking supporters how to keep their network going now that the election is over, TechPresident reports....

Will Liberal Base Let Obama Move To The Center?

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

t seemed so right just two weeks ago. This was in Elkhart, Ind., and Sen. Evan Bayh, mentioned as a possible running mate of Sen. Barack Obama, the pr...

Paul Krugman: Obama WILL Win -- and Then Media Will Crucify Him

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Krugman predicte that "within three months of taking office, no, less than three months" the media would be out to get Obama, as much as they had at the high point of anti-Bill Clinton bashing.

Obama Spy Bill Vote Questioned At Netroots Nation

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's support of a recent overhaul of domestic spy laws that rankled many on the left still has them rankled if the opening session at t...

A Talk with Gail Collins on Obama

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

I am excited about Obama's project of building a new coalition based on finding rational common ground on controversial issues. The question is this: common ground with who?

Netroots Activist: Obama Win Would Be Victory For "Centrist Government"

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama put himself on the opposite side of his party's leadership in the Senate yesterday by reversing course ...

Update: Sending Your Obama Money to Feingold

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

My interest is not to derail Obama's campaign from within, but to keep a place at the table for his activist base.

The New Tempered Change And Its Detractors: A Roundup

Ben Mishkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Mishkin

Although the netroots objections to Obama's FISA position have provided fodder for the national media over the past few days and weeks, his shifting on other issues has also caused some to raise eyebrows and voices.

A Powerful, Easy Way to Tell Obama to Get FISA Right

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

Imagine how inspired you would have been if, instead of turning and running, Obama interrupted his campaign schedule to lead the filibuster against the FISA legislation.

Obama, FISA and the Netroots

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

It is one thing for a presumptive nominee to adjust policy positions to reach out to constituencies he wants to bring in to his coalition. Warrantless wiretapping has no constituency.

The Obama FISA Quandary

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

This group should work to defeat the FISA bill by pressuring enough senators to make sure it fails to pass. Instead, a great number of them are targeting Obama and so shooting themselves in the foot.

Surveillance Vote Protesters Now Top Obama's Website

The Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Protesters are storming Barack Obama's website. But they all support Obama. A grassroots group of activists has been organizing on MyBo, Obama's offi...

Kos Upset With Obama, Withholds Contribution

Daily Kos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So many of you are upset that I pulled back my credit card last night, making a last minute decision to hold back on a $2,300 contribution to Obama. L...

Personal Democracy Forum: Blogging The Wisdom Of Crowds

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

For quite awhile now, I have thought that the netroots affair with Obama would not end well.

Sam Stein

Serenity Lost: Obama And The Netroots

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Only weeks into the general election campaign and already a notable tension is beginning to materialize within the Democratic Party. At question is Se...