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It’s stunning how far they’ve fallen’: Iowa app farce shows Democrats’ tech slump

February 8, 2020

Excerpt: “The Republican National Committee (RNC) learned the lessons of those defeats, argues lobbyist Henry Barbour, a partner at Capitol Resources, with chair Reince Priebus and his successor Ronna McDaniel recruiting dedicated tech staff. In contrast, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) rested on its laurels. Barbour said: ‘We’re in a strong position...

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The Campaign Data Arms Race

November 21, 2019

By Karl Rove Excerpt: “An arms race is under way that will deeply affect America’s future. It’s not about next-generation nuclear weapons or hypersonic missiles. Instead, it’s a struggle between Republicans and Democrats over who has the best political data. In this emerging digital age, elections hang in the balance....

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Data Repository Partners with WinRed

July 16, 2019

Excerpt: “Data Trust, a limited liability company, operates more like a nonprofit in that all of its profits are churned back into its efforts to build the data repository. This is intended to better micro-target Republican voters, an area in which Democrats are now playing catch-up, according to Lansing and...

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Republicans Launch WinRed to Compete with ActBlue

June 26, 2019

Excerpt: “WinRed, which officially went live on Monday, has been hailed as the conservative alternative to ActBlue, the site that Democrats used to raise more than $1 billion during the 2018 midterm cycle. The site also goes beyond its liberal alternative in collecting data on donors, which it will add...

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