The #IAmARepublican campaign was meant to show Americans that Republicans can be normal, reasonable people. However, it's become the latest case of snarktivism, as social media users hijack the hashtag to mock members of the political party.
The political sniping in Washington over the government shutdown continues to wreak havoc on both the Democratic and Republican party brands.
Turns out searching Twitter handles may have been the best way to predict Mitt Romney's choice for vice president.
When The Texas Tribune launched in November 2009 as a nonprofit online news organization, it had one mission: to provide comprehensive reporting on politics, public policy and state government—increasingly critical coverage as local papers closed and the Austin capital city press corps waned.
Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., should be at the top of every media and technology company's lobbying to-do list. As chairman of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Walden has a real, direct impact on the industry. With his gavel, Walden decides which bills get a hearing—and which die on the vine.