Peter Leyden

Director of the New Politics Institute

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Director of the New Politics Institute, a think-tank on politics, technology and media, based in San Francisco, California

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Four years ago, just one presidential candidate showed up at the convention of liberal bloggers called by  Daily Kos.com .

Democratic Heavy Hitters Court Bloggers at Kos Conference

Four years ago, just one presidential candidate showed up at the convention of liberal bloggers called by Daily Kos.com .

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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.

Will YouTube and Web 2.0 Change American Politics?

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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The Venice Family Clinic is slamming LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and others for their call to clear out unhoused people from Venice Beach boardwalk by July 4.

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