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Posted by | May 31, 2013
Battleground Caucus: California

Want to know more about what’s happening in battleground states like Pennsylvania and Virginia? Curious about key races and major ballot initiatives coming up? Come to one of these battleground...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Moving the Needle: How We Won Gay Marriage in 2012

After a string of more than 30 losses at the ballot, gay activists won four marriage-related ballot campaigns in 2012. These historic wins legalized the freedom to marry for same-sex...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Women on the Run

Join us for best practices and cautionary tales from women running for office. We'll focus on confronting sexism that abounds in politics and how to shake up the status quo....

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
What Political Consultants Don’t Want Donors to Know: How to Win Elections with Data-driven Field Operations

While political consultants in Washington rake in hefty paychecks for multi-million dollar ad buys, many elections in 2012 were won not by way of expensive ad buys, but with sophisticated...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
The New 50-State Strategy: Keeping Our Edge in the Ground Game

As DNC Chair, Gov. Howard Dean proposed something radical. Rather than focusing all party resources on a media onslaught of the usual battleground states, Democrats would develop infrastructure and invest...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
The Three Keys to Reclaiming Our Democracy

Barriers to the ballot box, corporate funded elections, gridlock in Washington, DC—yikes! Our democracy is in distress: corporate influence is at an all-time high; citizen belief and engagement, at an...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Lessons from the Least Horrible Super PACs of 2012

Leaders of three unconventional super PACs will share their stories of why their work broke through in substantial ways—one using satire (Stephen Colbert's), one using jujitsu to take on money...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Never Too Early: Q&A on the 2014 Elections and Lessons from 2012

The 2014 mid-terms might seem like a long way off, but as noted political strategist Yogi Berra famously said, "It gets late early around here!" And so, because it's never...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Making Wall Street Tremble: Case Studies from Innovative Corporate Campaigns

Over the past year, grassroots campaigns have taken on some of the biggest Wall Street corporations in the country and scored real, tangible victories against behemoths like Walmart, Bank of...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Voting Rights for a Shifting Demographic

Again, the battle for voting rights in America rears its ugly head. As the demographic shifts, voters in states across the country are faced with assaults to their voting rights...

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