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Elizabeth Warren campaign open sources its organizing tools

The impact of Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign might be felt well after it ended. The Warren for President team is open-sourcing some of its key get-out-the-vote projects to help other
The Daily Kos Guide to the Arizona, Florida, Illinois, and Ohio primaries

The Daily Kos Guide to the Arizona, Florida, Illinois, and Ohio primaries

Wait, are we still doing this thing? Huh, well, I guess we are. But if things in the Democratic primary season were looking pretty done by the end of last Tuesday, they’ll be looking really done by
Your blow-by-blow recap of the 11th Democratic debate, with a little help from Twitter

Your blow-by-blow recap of the 11th Democratic debate, with a little help from Twitter

The latest Democratic presidential debate was destined to be unlike the 10 that have come before it. It’s not just that the field—once so massive that two nights were needed to get every candidate
Elections become the latest sector of American life to be impacted by the coronavirus

Elections become the latest sector of American life to be impacted by the coronavirus

The Democratic presidential primary is now shaping up to be wildly disrupted in deference to the coronavirus. Georgia’s March 24 primary has been merged with the May 19 general primary, the state’s
#WheresMitch trends (again) as bipartisan House bill on coronavirus languishes in Senate's absence

#WheresMitch trends (again) as bipartisan House bill on coronavirus languishes in Senate's absence

The House of Representatives worked late Friday and into early Saturday to pass—with bipartisan support—a sweeping relief bill to dull the societal impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Donald Trump
Women-led activist organizations unite in demanding that Democratic candidate select a woman VP

Women-led activist organizations unite in demanding that Democratic candidate select a woman VP

With no women left in the race, women are joining together to demand that the eventual Democratic presidential nominee choose a woman as a running mate. In a letter to the Democratic National

In Defense of Blockchain Voting

Recent election tech foul-ups have people scrambling for paper ballots. But they're not really the future of voting, says Intercoin's Greg Magarshak.
Daily Kos guide to Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and Washington primaries

Daily Kos guide to Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and Washington primaries

We’re entering crunch time in the Democratic primary season, with six more states ready to go on Tuesday, several of which are quite large. While it’s nowhere near as big a deal, delegate-wise, as

Facebook labels manipulated video of Biden 'endorsing' Trump as 'partly false'

Twitter isn't the only one flagging a manipulated Trump video to warn users. Facebook has labeled a video of presidential hopeful Joe Biden appearing to endorse Trump as "partly false information,"
Anti-choice Republican reality TV star leverages Trump pardon in attempt to unseat John Lewis

Anti-choice Republican reality TV star leverages Trump pardon in attempt to unseat John Lewis

A rabid anti-choicer and vanity press publisher has entered the political fray just weeks after being pardoned by Donald Trump for her role in a car theft ring. In a move that’s certain to get her

Facebook removes Trump campaign's 'census' ads

Facebook has removed more than a thousand of Donald Trump's campaign ads for breaking its rules prohibiting misinformation related to the 2020 U.S. census. The ads, which were first reported by
Unbowed by Super Tuesday Defeats, Sanders Vows to Fight On

Unbowed by Super Tuesday Defeats, Sanders Vows to Fight On

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders made clear on Wednesday that his focus after Super Tuesday will be trying to draw a sharp contrast between himself and former Vice President Joe Biden in what has shaped

Unbowed by Super Tuesday Defeats, Sanders Vows to Fight On

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders made clear on Wednesday that his focus after Super Tuesday will be trying to draw a sharp contrast between himself and former Vice President Joe Biden in what has shaped
Elizabeth Warren has been my candidate since before day one, and now I'm waiting for her next step

Elizabeth Warren has been my candidate since before day one, and now I'm waiting for her next step

Elizabeth Warren has been my candidate. She was not just the person I wanted to see win the primaries and the White House; she was also the person I was cheering for even before she entered the race.
Michael Bloomberg suspends his campaign for the White House, endorses Joe Biden

Michael Bloomberg suspends his campaign for the White House, endorses Joe Biden

After an investment of nearly half a billion dollars, Michael Bloomberg has suspended his campaign for president. Bloomberg ignored the Iowa caucuses and early primaries in New Hampshire and South
The Daily Kos guide to Super Tuesday

The Daily Kos guide to Super Tuesday

The biggest day of the Democratic primary campaign schedule is upon us: Super Tuesday. Primaries are being held in the nation’s two most populous states, California and Texas, in addition to some

Yang 2020 and the Search for the Next Crypto Candidate

What’s next for the Yang Gang, and who – if anyone – will inherit their leader’s mantle?

Why Aren’t the Candidates Talking About Digital Currency?

Given the threat to US interests posed by a digital yuan and similar projects, you might think candidates would have positions on the future of money. Not so much.

The Post-Trust Election: CoinDesk Hits the 2020 Campaign Trail

CoinDesk's Post-Trust Election package explores a world in which voters have lost faith in democracy and how tech might fix the problems it's created.

Biden May Not Be Savvy About Big Tech, but He Understands Cybersecurity

Nobody is chanting “Hey, Ho, Uncle Joe for Crypto!” at a Biden election rally. But the venerable ex-vice president does have things to say about big tech, chiefly in the realm of cybersecurity.