Third-Party Group Wants Internet to Pick Presidential Candidate

By Rebekah Metzler, U.S. News & World Report Driven by Americans' widespread dissatisfaction with both Democrats and Republicans, Americans Elect is trying to shake up the 2012 election by obtaining ballot access in all 50 states for a yet-to-be-named presidential candidate. The group says it has been ballot certified in 16 states, awaiting confirmation in another 14 and is gathering … Read More

Dose of hot Tea catches Republicans up to Democrats in social media use

By Jacqui Cheng, ars technica Social media is becoming an increasingly important part of US elections, but the group that has made the most progress in recent years has been… the Tea Party? According to a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, Republicans managed to catch up to Democrats when it came to using social media … Read More

New Republicans Put the “Tech” in Congress

By Nancy Scola, techPresident Politico’s Jennifer Martinez writes up how the brand-new Republican leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives is eager to bake new technologies into their style of governing: On Tuesday, the House passed a bill to eliminate mandatory printing for every bill and resolution by axing the Government Printing Office — an initiative “crowd-sourced” by the public … Read More

GOP Beating Democrats with Social Media for Midterm Elections

By Anthony Calabrese, MediaShift PBS If 2008 was the year that social networks like Facebook and Twitter broke through to mainstream America, then 2010 is shaping up to be the election year that’s defined by social media. Consider that three out of five Americans who consider themselves somewhat politically active are members of a social network, and 70 percent of … Read More

Liberals Plan Campaign Against G.O.P. Donors

By MICHAEL LUOPublished: August 7, 2008The New York Times Nearly 10,000 of the biggest donors to Republican candidates and causes across the country will probably receive a foreboding “warning” letter in the mail next week. The letter is an opening shot across the bow from an unusual new outside political group on the left that is poised to engage in … Read More

Blogging Reagan

ASG Friend of the firm Chris Merola published his column today at I have recently been reading articles, posted on the Internet by young Republican pundits, claiming that the Republican Party has forgotten about the younger generation — the Generation Next as they are called. One article went so far as to say that Republicans are talking down to … Read More