Web 2.0

Pioneers in new media, political analysts, and journalists met yesterday at The George Washington Univeristy to discuss how the Obama campaign changed the media landscape and how the campaign flourished in the new “political ecosystem” created by social networks and … Continue reading

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Birmingham Mayor Indicted

The Mayor of Birmingham was indicted recently on charges including allegations that he accepted improper gifts from lobbyists, according to this report. The jewelry, clothing and money transactions described in last week’s federal indictment of Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford and … Continue reading

AZ: SCA Fined

The Sheriff’s Command Association (SCA) was apparently fined yesterday for campaign finance violations (see my prior Arizona posts for the background). The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has ordered a county sheriff’s captain to pay more than $300,000 in penalties for … Continue reading