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How to make the post-campaign career jump

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Here’s some free advice to anyone who might be worried about how …

Why term limits mean longer cycles for consultants

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Legislative term limits in Nebraska haven’t added more money to …

3 easy steps to avoid the threat of FEC penalties

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Incurring penalties from the Federal Election Commission can …

The ad space beyond TV and online is beckoning

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>What do the following things have in common: public restrooms, …

5 social media engagement tips

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Engaging your supporters in what amounts to a genuine …

How to build an effective messaging device

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>At some point in nearly any campaign, you’ll need to explain a …

Battle over political ad reporting heats up

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>A coalition of public interest groups wants the Federal …

The new psychology of influence

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Five hundred years ago, Machiavelli came up with three …

Despite lawsuit, Majority Strategies hires Nick Everhart

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Feuding consultants Rex Elsass and Nick Everhart reached an …

Revolution Messaging asks FEC for cell disclaimer exception

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Cellphone advertising should be except from federal disclaimer …

California requires campaigns to reveal paid bloggers

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Political bloggers paid by campaigns will be subject to new …

6 characteristics of viral posts

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Over the last couple years I’ve been fortunate enough to grow the …

Why PayPal, Rally.org and Square are bad for campaigns

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Processing political donations through PayPal, Google Shopping …

The next Citizens United could affect campaign spending in the states

In two weeks, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in what many describe as the next Citizens United and the outcome could have major implications for campaign contributions at the state level.<p>What’s at stake in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission — for which oral arguments …

The Virginia governor’s race, illustrated

For about a month, consensus among both Democrats and Republicans watching the Virginia governor’s race has been that former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe leads Republican Ken Cuccinelli, the state’s attorney general, by a small but significant margin. Two new polls, from …

In many state legislatures, it wouldn’t take much to make Ted Cruz stop talking

What Ted Cruz did between last night and this morning may not exactly be a filibuster, but it looks an awful lot like one. And it nonetheless got us thinking: how are filibusters handled in the states?<p>For many state legislative bodies, the party in power can quash a filibuster with relative ease. …

Nearly half of the members of Congress are former state legislators

The odds are almost even that one of your federal representatives was once a local representative.<p>One of GovBeat’s reasons for focusing on states and local areas are that they’re incubators for policies and politicians alike. Every big idea and national mover and shaker had to start somewhere. …

How one state representative raised $1,600 for his campaign — in bitcoins

When New Hampshire State Rep. Mark Warden last ran for reelection, his campaign staff urged him to try something that few other political candidates have dared to do: accept contributions in bitcoins.<p>It didn't take much convincing. New Hampshire is already a haven for advocates of the virtual …

Asking Donors for Ideas Can Prompt Them to Give, Book Says

Jeffrey Walker, a private-equity investor-turned-philanthropist, says he hates “boring thousand-person fundraising galas.”<p>So when he chaired the …

Philanthropy

4 More Things Losing Candidates Say (Readers' Edition)

The response to “6 Things Losing Candidates Say” has been unexpectedly overwhelming.<p>Republican and Democratic campaign veterans who don't agree on …

Government

6 Things Losing Candidates Say

It’s August of an odd-numbered year, but the 2014 cycle is heating up. That means dozens of candidates are visiting us at The Rothenberg Political …

Government

5 Things Winning Candidates Say

After the overwhelming response to “6 Things Losing Candidates Say” and its successor, “4 More Things Losing Candidates Say (Readers’ Edition),” I …

Government

Republicans Win Belated Legal Battles, but Elections Can’t Be Undone

You can’t rewrite history, but Republicans probably wish you could.<p>While two high-profile former GOP officeholders — Texas Rep. Tom DeLay and the …

RNC Fundraises Off Ted Cruz

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is an advocate of the big-tent approach to grow the GOP, but apparently he isn’t above grabbing …

Republicans

The Fight Over Health Care, Urinating and Other Bodily Functions

On Tuesday morning, former Democratic National Committee Communications Director Brad Woodhouse passed around Eugene Robinson’s Washington Post …

Tennant Not a Game Changer Yet for West Virginia Democrats

A few weeks ago, Democrats didn’t even have a warm body in the West Virginia Senate race. So getting Secretary of State Natalie Tennant to run for …

2012 Election Result Isn’t Quite Vote of Confidence Democrats Say It Is

“Elections matter.”<p>That’s probably the most common refrain of the health care battle. Democrats consistently point back to President Barack Obama’s …

Thinking of running for office? Start networking now

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Running for office is a team sport, but for many candidates …