Micah Sifry

Executive Editor of TechPresident.com

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The big story of the 2008 presidential campaign was the massive, grassroots army of some 13 million volunteers that Barack Obama recruited with the promise of change.

Can Obama Woo Back the Grassroots?

The big story of the 2008 presidential campaign was the massive, grassroots army of some 13 million volunteers that Barack Obama recruited with the promise of change.

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CNN hyped  last night's Democratic presidential debate  at The Citadel in South Carolina as "revolutionary" because real people got to ask questions on video.

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CNN hyped last night's Democratic presidential debate at The Citadel in South Carolina as "revolutionary" because real people got to ask questions on video.

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