Koch brothers build a data empire

  • Jan 20, 2015

A powerful new grassroots-focused campaign apparatus complete with a sophisticated infrastructure for gathering and analyzing voter data is being built on the right. The fascinating part? This organization...

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Campaigns need to accept that print is dead

  • Jan 16, 2015

It’s been said a number of times from “Ghostbusters” in 1984 to a more recent Onion article where there was an obituary under the headline “Print, Dead At 1803.” Now, it’s true — at least for 95 percent of campaigns...

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The psychology behind motivating turnout

  • Jan 15, 2015

In the 2014 midterms, Democrats invested millions in a high tech, big data field operation that produced historically low turnout nearly everywhere it was deployed. In a consulting world driven by sober...

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Choosing your next political job

  • Jan 13, 2015

The midterm elections are over, we’re into a new year and everyone is already getting ready for 2016. This is the perfect time to make a career move. So how do you decide what your next step should be?...

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11 consultant predictions for 2015

  • Jan 05, 2015

All good consultants have some ability to predict the future. Whether that translates into shifting a candidate’s position to be in line with social trends or having her invest early in a robust digital...

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