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    Progressive Agenda

    Panelists talked about the progressive agenda at the Netroots Nation annual conference. They focused on the Democracy Initiative, Senate rule reform, campaign finance, and voting…

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    Online Campaign Fundraising

    Staff members from 2012 campaigns talked about their efforts in online fundraising, focusing on both successes and failures, as well as the lessons learned for future campaigns. Among…

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    Challenges for Women Candidates

    Panelists talked about the obstacles women face in running for office and while legislating. Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) talked about her experience being the lone member of…

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    U.S. Economic Recovery and the Middle Class

    Panelists discussed the U.S. economic recovery and the future of the middle class, focusing on the middle class’s contribution to the economic recovery and how taxes could affect that…

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    Women's Issues and Politics

    Panelists talked about women’s issues, politics and the 2012 elections. Topics included voter turnout, health care, Mitt Romney’s statement in Iowa earlier in 2012 in that…

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    Representative Wasserman-Schultz Remarks

    Democratic National Committee and Florida Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz spoke at the NetRoots Convention. She called on attendees to use all available methods to get…

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    Netroots Nation: 6th Annual Convention - Breaking Down Barriers on the Road to Equality

    Attendees of the 6th Annual Netroots Nation Convention convened to celebrate the use of the internet and social media in the modern progressive movement. DNC Chair and Congresswoman…

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    Van Jones Remarks

    Van Jones spoke at the NetRoots convention. He called for for progressive political activists to unify under a single banner he named “Rebuild the Dream,” citing the tea…

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    Netroots Nation Closing Session

    The closing session of the Netroots Nation Annual Conference featured an award ceremony honoring immigration activists and remarks by Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison. The band…

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    Dan Pfeiffer Remarks

    White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer was interviewed by Kaili Joy Gray at the 6th annual NetRoots Nation conference. Mr. Pfeiffer acknowledged “frustration with…

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    Mobilizing the Urban Blogosphere

    Panelists from Urban, Hip-hop and Entertainment websites discussed the ways in which urban bloggers helped elect President Obama and how they can organize readers for political…

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    Intelligence Gathering and Racial Profiling

    Panelists from civil liberties groups and media organizations talked about the Obama administration actions with regard to intelligence gathering and racial profiling, as well as promises…

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    War in Afghanistan

    Officials from the military and State Department, former Congressman Thomas Andres, and a journalist talked about U.S. involvement in Afghanistan. Topics included the current role of…

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    Netroots Nation Conference

    Senator Al Franken gave a keynote address at the Netroots Nation annual conference. In his remarks he spoke about the Democratic legislative agenda and focused on the need to preserve…

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    Progressive Economic Vision

    Elizabeth Warren spoke about the new financial regulatory bill. In her remarks she said the legislation would improve the economy for middle class families. She also said the new…

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    Majority Leader Reid Remarks at Netroots Nation Conference

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke about health care, energy policy and climate change at an annual convention for Internet bloggers. He also responded to in questions submitted…

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    Speaker Pelosi Remarks at Netroots Nation Conference

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke about progressive issues and answered questions submitted via Facebook, Twitter, and blog comments at the Netroots Nation annual convention. Among the…

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    Congress and Policymaking

    A panel discussion was held on how the Netroots and progressive movement can have a greater impact on Congress, congressional processes and some of the innovations being pursued by the…

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    Building a 21st Century Economy

    Panelists spoke to bloggers and activist about the state of the U.S. economy, the impact of economic stimulus measures, prospects for future unemployment levels, and strategies for future…

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    A Conversation with Valerie Jarrett

    White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett was the featured speaker at the NetRoots Nation bloggers conference. She answered questions about a variety of issues, including health care,…

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