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"According to the survey, 86 percent of all college students and 57 percent of non-college students have access to Facebook. Of all 18- to 24-year-olds, 23 percent have used Facebook to promote a candidate or issue." [http://www.carrollspaper.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=6688&TM=59592.11 Daily Times Herald - Carroll, Iowa]
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===St. Paul===
 
===St. Paul===
  
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* [http://saintpaulitics.org/ Saint Paulitics]
 
* [http://saintpaulitics.org/ Saint Paulitics]
 
* [http://pages.e-democracy.org/St_Paul_Election_2007 St. Paul Elections 2007]
 
* [http://pages.e-democracy.org/St_Paul_Election_2007 St. Paul Elections 2007]
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===Republican National Convention===
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* [http://theuptake.org/ The Uptake.Org]
  
 
===YouTube===
 
===YouTube===
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* [http://politicsandyoutubeinreview.wordpress.com/2007/06/04/how-to-promote-your-videos-on-youtube/ How to Promote Your Videos on Youtube]
 
* [http://politicsandyoutubeinreview.wordpress.com/2007/06/04/how-to-promote-your-videos-on-youtube/ How to Promote Your Videos on Youtube]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=rnc+2008&search_type=&aq=-1&oq= RNC 2008] - Republican National Convention 2008
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* [http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=dnc+2008&search_type= DNC 2008] - Democratic National Convention 2008
  
 
===Video Resources===
 
===Video Resources===
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* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Arnold-Schwarzenegger/9269711759?ref=pdb Arnold Schwarzenegger] - 24,373 Supporters (June 30th, 2008)
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Arnold-Schwarzenegger/9269711759?ref=pdb Arnold Schwarzenegger] - 24,373 Supporters (June 30th, 2008)
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/?browse&ps=151#/pages/Al-Franken/15483865491?ref=pdb Al Franken] - 10,147 Supporters (June 30th, 2008)
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/?browse&ps=151#/pages/Al-Franken/15483865491?ref=pdb Al Franken] - 10,147 Supporters (June 30th, 2008)
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Anonymous/8452174070?ref=pdb Anonymous] - 3,547 Supporters (June 30th, 2008)
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* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Anonymous/8452174070?ref=pdb Anonymous] - 3,547 Supporters (June 30th, 2008) (See Wikipedia article [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anonymous_%28group%29 Anonymous (group)])
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/?browse=&ps=151&s=50&hash=7a1297a2675cb66abdb1a1687fea653e#/pages/Tim-Pawlenty/7899722641?ref=pdb Tim Pawlenty] - 3,147 Supporters (June 30th, 2008)
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/?browse=&ps=151&s=50&hash=7a1297a2675cb66abdb1a1687fea653e#/pages/Tim-Pawlenty/7899722641?ref=pdb Tim Pawlenty] - 3,147 Supporters (June 30th, 2008)
  
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* [http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/hqblog Campaign Blog]
 
* [http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/hqblog Campaign Blog]
 
* [http://www.barackobama.com/issues/foreignpolicy/ Foreign Policy Position]
 
* [http://www.barackobama.com/issues/foreignpolicy/ Foreign Policy Position]
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* [http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2008/07/live_by_the_social_network_die.cfm Democracy in America: Live by the social network, die by the social network,] ''"We're paying attention to how politicians are learning to use the Internet. Much more significant in coming years will be how the Internet uses politicians."''
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===Candidate: Paris Hilton===
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* [http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/64ad536a6d Paris Hilton Campaign Video]
  
 
===Flickr===
 
===Flickr===
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* [http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=obama&w=all Flickr - Obama]
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=obama&w=all Flickr - Obama]
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=mccain&w=all Flickr - McCain]
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=mccain&w=all Flickr - McCain]
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* [http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=rnc&m=text RNC]
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* [http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=dnc&m=text DNC]
  
 
===Twitter:===
 
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===Commentary:===
 
===Commentary:===
*[http://gawker.com/tag/bloggers-in-peril/ Gawker: Bloggers in peril]
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*[http://gawker.com/tag/bloggers-in-peril/ Gawker: Bloggers in peril] -- focuses particularly on censorship; mentions the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect Streisand Effect].
 
*[http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2008/06/political_dns.cfm Democracy in America: Political DoS]
 
*[http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2008/06/political_dns.cfm Democracy in America: Political DoS]
*[http://www.lermanet.com/reference/socialmovement.htm New Dimensions of Social Movement/Countermovement Interaction: The Case of Scientology and its Internet Critics,] an academic paper (which I have not fully read) which is apparently not at all about the so-called [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Chanology "Project Chanology"].
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*[http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/29/us/politics/29opposition.html?ex=1372478400&en=2a67397592be0a8b&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink NYTimes: Political Freelancers Use Web to Join the Attack]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-democracy Wikipedia: E-Democracy]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netroots Wikipedia: Netroots]
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===Internet Movements:===
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*[http://www.lermanet.com/reference/socialmovement.htm New Dimensions of Social Movement/Countermovement Interaction: The Case of Scientology and its Internet Critics,]an academic paper (which I have not fully read) on the relationship between Scientology and it's online critics; see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientology_and_the_Internet Wikipedia] for an overview of the conflict.
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**Particularly interesting in the context of Internet movements and Scientology is the so-called [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Chanology "Project Chanology"], an anti-Scientology protest movement.  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Paul_presidential_campaign%2C_2008#Internet_popularity The netroots support for the 2008 Ron Paul campaign] is another example of an online movement, in this case one that formed around an individual (real-world) candidate (without being actively encouraged by that candidate).
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===Other Resources:===
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* [http://www.politicsonline.com/ Politics Online]
  
 
===Questions:===
 
===Questions:===
  
 
* How to contact congressman or other elected officials?
 
* How to contact congressman or other elected officials?
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**[http://www.leg.mn/ MN Legislative Website]
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**[http://www.leg.state.mn.us/leg/comments.asp Ask a Legislative Librarian]
 
* How to access supreme court opinions?
 
* How to access supreme court opinions?
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**[http://www.findlaw.com/ FindLaw]
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**[http://lp.findlaw.com/ FindLaw for legal professionals]
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**[http://laws.findlaw.com/us/000/07-290.html DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA et al. v. HELLER]
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* Contact: tim@e-democracy.org

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"According to the survey, 86 percent of all college students and 57 percent of non-college students have access to Facebook. Of all 18- to 24-year-olds, 23 percent have used Facebook to promote a candidate or issue." Daily Times Herald - Carroll, Iowa

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