Barbara O'Connor

Cal State Sacramento's Institute for the Study of Politics and Media

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Former Professor of Communications at California State University at Sacramento and Director Emeritus of its Institute for the Study of Politics and Media

Barbara O'Connor on KCRW

Facebook now has 600 million members, but President Obama caught on to its power a long time ago. Today, he conducted an  Internet town hall  from Facebook's headquarters in Palo Alto.

Facebook and Obama, Who's Courting Whom?

Facebook now has 600 million members, but President Obama caught on to its power a long time ago. Today, he conducted an Internet town hall from Facebook's headquarters in Palo Alto.

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All California’s  statewide elected offices  will be in the hands of Democrats starting next year, with only the race for Attorney General still undecided.

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All California’s statewide elected offices will be in the hands of Democrats starting next year, with only the race for Attorney General still undecided.

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In California’s race for the US Senate, three-term Democratic incumbent  Barbara Boxer  is being challenged by former business executive  Carly Fiorina .

Rehashing the Boxer-Fiorina Debate

In California’s race for the US Senate, three-term Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer is being challenged by former business executive Carly Fiorina .

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