Fri Dec 18, 2015, 09:25 AM

Hilary's ties to the the "data"


Catalist did, in fact, win contracts during the 2008 campaign to provide data-related services to both the Obama and Clinton campaigns, as well as the Democratic National Committee. But, when Obama won the nomination and then the presidency, his political operation, amid bad blood with Ickes, mostly pushed Catalist to the sidelines. Obama’s team built up the DNC’s voter file and assembled reams of its own data and analytics within the Obama campaign, relying on firms like NGP-VAN and Blue State Digital.

Some Democrats worried that Obama would be stingy with his data, but his team cast its work as for the good of Democrats as a whole. It also has undeniably benefited the firms that had a piece of it.
“There is a halo effect that, for example, we or Blue State Digital might have seen from having worked on the Obama campaigns,” acknowledged NGP-VAN CEO Stu Trevelyan. And it’s more than just reputation, he said. “Presidential campaigns have big budgets and so they can be a source of innovation and that innovation ends up trickling down through the entire market.”

Trevelyan declined to discuss his company’s work for Ready for Hillary or any other client. But NGP-VAN, which started as a fundraising compliance software company back in the late 1990s, has greatly expanded its offerings and market share during Obama’s presidency. It struck a deal in December 2011 with all 50 state Democratic parties to aggregate their voter files and enhance them with data from another firm called TargetSmart Communications. The resulting mega-database — which is marketed as SmartVAN to campaigns and the growing crop of super PACs and nonprofits seeking to use data analytics to target their efforts — is the one obtained by Ready for Hillary.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/12/2016-digital-campaign-101180#ixzz3ug7Qoxu1

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Fri Dec 18, 2015, 09:32 AM

1. Cool that Hillary did the minutiae that she did not do in 2008, in 2016. I am proud of Hillary.

It takes money, and organization and community to do so.

This makes me triple proud of Hillary that she learned from past mistake and is doing the right thing in 2016
to get elected and the courts shall flip.

Of course, politico is a rightwing media, and Hillary was 100% correct when she correctly named it
"the right wing conspiracy" (and that was no conspiracy theory).

One to flip the court.

No matter who the Republicans nominate, none have a path to 180 let alone 270

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Fri Dec 18, 2015, 09:35 AM

2. You forgot that Hillary is right wing, as well.

You know, with the warhawking, making love to Wall Street and all of the lying. Pretty much pure right winger. Good for you, voting for a Neocon like that.

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Response to Jenny Fromdablock (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 18, 2015, 09:39 AM

3. The old Ralph Nader line. Yeah, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is Samuel Alito. Sure.

Ralph thought so, he must think 100-0 is 50-50
simple math shows 100-0 is not 50-50 and the divide between the two parties is 100 to 0.

one to flip the court. The only issue that matters.

Had Jimmy Carter got the votes and Al Gore been seated, zero of what happened from 1980 onward that was bad, would have happened. Zero.

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