Election 2020

Trump's 2020 plan: Target seniors on Facebook

The Trump campaign is spending nearly half (44%) of its Facebook ad budget to target users who are over 65 years old, as opposed to Democratic candidates who are only spending 27% of their budget on that demographic. Other data points pulled from

Pete Buttigieg Revived South Bend With Tech. Up Next: America

Pete Buttigieg brought data, flow charts, and McKinsey-esque analysis to South Bend (IN) government—as well as a bit of philosophical humanism.


University of Chicago Institute of Politics and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 08:00 to Fri, 04/12/2019 - 14:30

The conference will focus on key elements of the upcoming presidential race, while examining how a more forward-looking, responsive type of coverage can better serve voters and adapt to fast-changing narratives. Above all else, the conference strives to be as useful for reporters as possible, equipping them with practical tools and tips to cover the campaign ahead.

Presidential Candidate Klobuchar: Full 'Net Access by 2020

Sen Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), who is running to be President, has pledged a broadband connection in every home as part of her trillion-dollar infrastructure rebuild plan. She said the overall rebuild/upgrade -- roads, bridges, green infrastructure, br

It’s time to secure the 2020 election

We cannot wait for the publication of [the full Mueller report] to begin taking necessary actions to protect the vote of the American people in 2020. First, we must minimize the use of online communication platforms by foreign governments to suppr

Another Trump Facebook election

While Democrats' campaign launches have sucked up national attention, President Donald Trump's re-election campaign has quietly spent nearly twice as much as the entire Democratic field combined on Facebook and Google ads. Political advertising st

Beto on Tech

Want to know where Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) stands on key tech and telecom policy debates?

A Better Way to Break Up Big Tech

Regulating big tech is quickly becoming a central theme of the 2020 presidential race. But many of the tech-industry insiders I spoke with, including some who agree with Sen Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) that the big companies are too powerful, cautione

Democrats hope 'Save the Internet' will reap political dividends

The Save the Internet Act, a measure from congressional Democrats to restore Obama-era network neutrality rules, is most likely dead on arrival.

Trump’s 5G Plan Is More Than a Gift to His Base

The Trump re-election campaign’s wireless open access proposal was a poorly vetted scheme pos