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.

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