Critics deride the White House's fondness for platforms like Google Plus and web petitions, but they're proving effective at surfacing issues the media would otherwise ignore.
The retired representative is at odds with fans over a site bearing his name. As permanent political campaigns come to the web, expect more fights like this.
With the election over, Democrats hope to keep the campaign infrastructure churning -- but a volunteer conference this weekend shows they have their work cut out for them.
Congress is like a college student who packs to go back to school at the last minute using a plastic garbage bag as luggage -- and that's bad for everyone.
In a new, numbers-based world, progressive conferees at RootsCamp see lucrative work for wise men drying up. How fast will conservatives catch up?
How peer-to-peer networking tool Amicus helped activists in Minnesota and Washington win same-sex-marriage campaigns
Democrats' history of community organizing has made their current data-driven approach a seamless advance.
The country has a strong safety interest in subsidizing communications for low-income people.
The idea of transactionalism helps explain why the candidate is having trouble selling his world view.
In 2008, the Obama team dazzled with design. This year, not so much.
A perceived cozy relationship between the U.S. government and Internet companies doesn't help.
In his new book, former Obama staffer Arun Chaudhary dishes about his experiences as the first official White House videographer.
While campaigns trumpet their VP picks, voters get little insight into who might staff a president-to-be's cabinet -- and help set administration policy. Should that change?
Why is regulating soda size okay -- but mandating sick days taboo? It's more complicated than you think.
The House member makes the case that a conservative approach is the best hope for keeping the Internet full of win.
Left unsaid in a high-profile new document about Internet's principles is whose interests it representsand how they'll be backed.
Obama doesn't just denounce outsourcing on the stump. His campaign HQ is a living test of the theory that everything can be done best in-house.
Online policies adopted in the 20th century give the public only partisan takes on what their representatives are up to.
Will voters care about a sloppy spelling? Of course not. But the incident shows the dangers of politics in Apple's environment, where the company has total control.
The tool has more horsepower under the hood than might be obvious, but it still depends on volunteers willing to spend lots of their own time.