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2008-07-08 18:00:14

U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton's 2007 presidential bid may be over, but her e-mail lists and Web site live on, keeping a later candidacy an option, observers said. Defeated candidates -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean was a pioneer -- use e-mail, Web sites and social networks to stay in touch with supporters via so-called legacy online campaigns that keep their finances afloat, their bases intact and their political futures viable, the Politico reported Tuesday, This is a...

2008-07-08 12:00:28

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Stacie Paxton of the Democratic National Committee, +1- 202-863-8148 Democratic National Committee, Obama for America Unveil New Initiative to Involve American People in the Democratic Platform Process WASHINGTON,July 8/PRNewswire-USNewswire/--Today the Democratic National Committee and Obama for America unveiled a bold new initiative to involve the American people in the development of the Democratic National Platform. This year, for the first time,...

2008-07-07 06:00:00

By Brian Stelter Last November, Mark Penn, Hillary Clinton's former campaign strategist, derisively said that Barack Obama's supporters "look like Facebook." Chris Hughes takes that as a compliment. Hughes, 24, was one of four founders of Facebook. In early 2007, he left the company to work in Chicago on Obama's new-media campaign. Leaving behind his company at such a critical time would appear to require some cognitive dissonance: political campaigns, after all, are built on handshakes...

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2008-06-21 15:00:00

Scot Hammond and Seth Lawrence have already had five commitment ceremonies or weddings during their 14 years together. The last thing they need is another blender. So instead of registering their July 6 wedding at a department store, the San Francisco couple entered their names in the wedding registry on the Equality California Web site, asking wedding guests and friends to make a political donation to support gay marriage instead of buying them a wedding gift. Joshua Baker has never been...

2006-08-20 12:13:55

By Stuart Grudgings WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sen. Joseph Lieberman, seeking to slip out of a perceived White House embrace, insisted on Sunday he was a loyal Democrat and criticized the Bush administration's post-invasion Iraq war policy. The 2000 vice-presidential candidate lost the Democratic primary vote in Connecticut to an anti-war rival this month, but is now running for re-election as an independent candidate in a contest that has exposed deep U.S. divisions over the unpopular...

2006-08-13 13:06:37

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman should bow out of the November's congressional race altogether after his defeat in Connecticut's Democratic primary, a top Democrat said on Sunday. Lieberman, a three-term senator and Democratic vice presidential nominee in 2000, lost to political newcomer Ned Lamont in Connecticut on Tuesday and said he plans to run as an independent in the November election. Howard Dean, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, said Lieberman...

2006-08-09 13:41:30

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fueled by opposition to the Iraq war and anger at President Bush, liberal grass-roots and Internet activists on Wednesday claimed their most significant political victory -- the defeat of Democratic Sen. Joseph Lieberman. The three-term senator from Connecticut was repudiated on Tuesday by voters from his own party who chose Ned Lamont -- a relative unknown with a fierce anti-war message -- to represent Democrats in the November election....

2006-08-09 14:40:00

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fueled by opposition to the Iraq war and anger at President Bush, liberal grass-roots and Internet activists on Wednesday claimed their most significant political victory -- the defeat of Democratic Sen. Joseph Lieberman. The three-term senator from Connecticut was repudiated on Tuesday by voters from his own party who chose Ned Lamont -- a relative unknown with a fierce anti-war message -- to represent Democrats in the November election. "The winner...

2006-08-09 13:48:59

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fueled by opposition to the Iraq war and anger at President Bush, liberal grass-roots and Internet activists on Wednesday claimed their most significant political victory -- the defeat of Democratic Sen. Joseph Lieberman. The three-term senator from Connecticut was repudiated on Tuesday by voters from his own party who chose Ned Lamont -- a relative unknown with a fierce anti-war message -- to represent Democrats in the November election....

2006-06-24 16:06:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States should begin pulling troops out of Iraq this year, the head of the Democratic Party said on Saturday as he accused Republicans of lacking a plan to move forward after more than three years of violence. "The Republicans don't have a plan," Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean said in his party's weekly radio address. "'Stay the course' is not a plan. Saying the problems in Iraq will be left to the next president, is not a plan."...


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