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Internet Grass Roots Changing Political Machine

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Internet Grass Roots Changing Political Machine

Election 2008

Internet Grass Roots Changing Political Machine

Internet Grass Roots Changing Political Machine

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The Obama machine is new kind of hybrid of top-down leadership and bottom-up energy. While many of its activities are initiated from above, it is also benefiting from a huge outpouring of voter-to-voter self-organizing. By putting the power in supporters' keyboards, the political machinery of 2008 has differed dramatically from that of previous election years.

Guest Host Alison Stewart talks with Micah Sifrey, of TechPresident.com and Chuck DeFeo, of Townhall.com about how both parties have used technology to reach out to voters and change campaigning in the future.

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