The 140-Character Campaign: Which GOP Candidate Is Winning at Social Media?

By Amy Bingham, The Note – ABC News Can a presidential candidate win an election 140 characters at a time? In this digital age, they sure are trying. Whether it is a promoted tweet, a YouTube video or a Google search ad, presidential campaigns have infiltrated social media in unprecedented ways this election cycle. “It would be crazy for a … Read More

Google to launch YouTube Politics

By JENNIFER MARTINEZ | Politico Google-owned YouTube is launching a special site Thursday that it hopes will be a one-stop online spot for political junkies to watch the good, the bad and the ugly of the 2012 presidential campaign. The site, YouTube Politics, will include videos from the candidates’ official YouTube channels and a mix of videos produced by media … Read More

Twitter, Facebook and YouTube now crucial to presidential campaigns

By Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times Four years ago, Barack Obama kicked off his presidential campaign on the steps of Illinois’ Old State Capitol, speaking in front of thousands of supporters and a throng of media. Earlier this month, when he formally announced his reelection campaign, he did so without public appearance, in an online video. The shift in part … Read More

NJ Gov. Chris Christie proves adept at using social media

By Christopher Schnaar, DailyRecord.com As a candidate 18 months ago, Gov. Chris Christie had relatively few fans on the Internet. Now, Christie has amassed tens of thousands of Internet followers who could bolster a 2013 re-election bid or a run for the White House, but his support on the Web pales in comparison with other Republican stalwarts. As candidate Barack … Read More

Twitter, YouTube, Facebook brief GOP on social media

By Sara Jerome, The Hill Representatives from YouTube, Facebook and Twitter briefed Republican staffers on Friday on social media tools. House Speaker Boehner’s (R-Ohio) digital media director Nick Schaper said around 150 staffers attended. “The most notable moment to me, though, was when we asked staff from freshman offices to raise their hands,” he said. “When they did, we saw … Read More

John Dennis Casts Pelosi as ‘Wicked Witch’ of Washington

FOXNews.com In his latest campaign video, Dennis has a full cast of “Wizard of Oz” characters, including a scarecrow, lion and tin man who lament political parties without heart, courage or brains. “Dorothy” says she’s just concerned about debt. Read More

John Dennis Casts Pelosi as ‘Wicked Witch’ of Washington

FOXNews.com In his latest campaign video, Dennis has a full cast of “Wizard of Oz” characters, including a scarecrow, lion and tin man who lament political parties without heart, courage or brains. “Dorothy” says she’s just concerned about debt. Along comes the wicked witch with the Pelosi haircut who says she’ll save the lost troupe as long as it pays … Read More