A Digital Revolution Is Reshaping Democratic Campaigns

Jordan Birnholtz Two weeks before the 2016 election, Bloomberg’s Joshua Green and Sasha Issenberg published a story about Trump’s brash, self-aggrandizing digital team. Democrats treated the story as evidence of the Trump campaign’s utter cluelessness, until he won. For months after, coverage of Trump’s tech and digital strategy dominated headlines.

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A Week of American Hate: Bombs Mailed, Black People Executed, Jews Slaughtered

By Andy Campbell and Sebastian Murdock 10/27/2018 07:11 pm ET A man executed two black people at a grocery store, but didn’t engage a white man outside because “whites don’t shoot whites.” A Donald Trump supporter and apparent anti-Semite who looked up to white supremacists sent bombs in the mail

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Trump Slams Black Florida Governor Candidate As ‘Thief’

AFP•October 29, 2018 Washington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump attacked Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum as a “thief” on Monday, accusing the Tallahassee mayor, who is African-American, of running a corrupt city. The tweet against Gillum came after Trump said he would tone down his campaign rhetoric Saturday

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Corporate Leader Lori George Billingsley Named Chief D&I Officer at Coca-Cola

by Selena Hill October 25, 2018 Lori George Billingsley has been climbing the corporate ladder within The Coca-Cola Co. for the last 16 years. Her latest promotion—being named chief diversity and inclusion officer at the soft-drinks giant—went into effect Oct. 1. With the new appointment, George Billingsley will be responsible for

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Ben Jealous candidate for governor in Maryland

Maryland’s Jealous Would Broaden Gun-Control, Oppose Trump

By BRIAN WITTE Associated Press – Oct 27, 2018 BALTIMORE — Democrat Ben Jealous said recently that if he were elected governor over a popular Republican incumbent he would support broadening a new Maryland gun-control law to restrict firearms access to people found to be a risk to themselves or

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State Question 798 Would Create Joint Ticket For Governor, Running Mate

by Chris Casteel Published: Sun, October 28, 2018 5:00 AM Governors and lieutenant governors from the past, present and possibly the future support a state question that would establish a joint ticket for Oklahoma gubernatorial nominees and running mates. State Question 798 is on the Nov. 6 ballot and would

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Media Figures Like CNN’s Van Jones Must Stop Covering for Donald Trump’s Lies

By Roger Sollenberger  |  October 24, 2018 On Monday, CNN hosted CITIZEN, a daylong political conference in New York City featuring “thought leaders and newsmakers” such as Senator Jeff Flake, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner. But Kushner’s softball interview with CNN’s Van Jones

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White North Carolina Woman Tells Black Sisters Waiting For AAA ‘You Don’t Belong’

By David Barden 10/28/2018 12:11 pm ET A North Carolina woman has been dubbed “South Park Susan” after harassing two black sisters waiting for AAA outside an apartment complex in south Charlotte. Videos of the incident, which were shared by Chele Garris on Facebook, show the woman repeatedly asking the

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