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Pelosi aide: Congress is online-savvy, I swear

House speaker's new media director says it's a "myth" that politicians don't understand how to interact with their constituents online.

By March 5, 2008


Pelosi calls for mandatory carbon cap

The House speaker, fresh off a visit to Greenland and Europe, says she hopes Congress will enact new restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions by year's end.

By June 1, 2007


Call to action kicks off second Aaron Swartz hackathon

The EFF's legal director delivers harsh words for Google and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to fire up the crowd at the start of an Aaron Swartz memorial hackathon in San Francisco.

By November 9, 2013


Darth Vader trounces top US politicians in popularity poll

Whether running for office on Tattooine or in Washington, D.C., some of the nation's top political leaders would get walloped by Jedi, Sith lords, and even Jar Jar Binks.

By July 23, 2014


Step aside, selfies, Sweden's snapping 'wefies'

Selfies are so 2013. Sweden's Social Democratic Youth League is bumping noggins for #wefie2014, a campaign aimed at bringing a sense of "we" to Swedish society.

By February 28, 2014


'Republican' version of British news site nixes royal baby news

The Guardian, conscious that some Brits just aren't monarchists, offers a non-royal version of its Web site, so people can avoid royal baby mania.

By July 22, 2013


Pranksters have fun with 'newtgingrich.com'

It's a mystery who's behind a prank that's sending Gingrich supporters to Web sites related to controversies in which he's embroiled.

By December 21, 2011


Netflix enjoys fine Kevin Spacey ad at White House dinner

The actor reprises his role as nasty, nasty congressman Frank Underwood in Netflix's "House of Cards" by interacting with some real (and, some might say, nasty, nasty) politicians and media types.

By April 28, 2013


Obama jabs Republicans at Facebook town hall

The president takes questions from employees and Web participants on topics like the economy, immigration, and health care. He also takes aim at Republicans' deficit reduction plan.

By April 20, 2011


Web watchdog spots unusual congressional gaffe

An apparent drafting error means that the House of Representatives will rush back to Washington this week to approve the "______Act of____." Whoops!

By August 8, 2010