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Redividing Government: National Elections in the Clinton Years and Beyond

Michael Nelson

in 42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801454066
eISBN:
9781501706202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454066.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses Bill Clinton’s election and reelection to the presidency, along with the intervening midterm election in which the opposition Republican Party gained control of Congress. ... More


Old Paths and New Beginnings

Daniel Kreiss

in Prototype Politics: Technology-Intensive Campaigning and the Data of Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199350247
eISBN:
9780199350483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199350247.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows how after the 2012 election the Republican Party took an extraordinary inward look at itself, documented its many failings vis-à-vis the Democrats, and launched new initiatives to ... More


Citizen Activism and the Democratic Party

Theda Skocpol, Lara Putnam, and Caroline Tervo

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How will new grassroots resistance groups affect the electoral prospects and activities of the Democratic Party? This chapter draws evidence from groups in many states, but it principally analyzes ... More


Re-electing the President

Daniel Kreiss

in Prototype Politics: Technology-Intensive Campaigning and the Data of Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199350247
eISBN:
9780199350483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199350247.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter chronicles the history of the Democratic and Republican parties and their campaigns through the 2012 cycle. The chapter shows how the Obama re-election campaign was, in significant ways, ... More


How Grassroots Resistance Networks Boosted Pennsylvania Democrats in 2018

Maximilian Frank

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

After the 2016 election, Americans formed thousands of anti-Trump grassroots resistance groups across the country. This chapter draws from in-depth interviews and other evidence to explore the ... More


Introduction: Constructing Citizens

Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

in Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231910
eISBN:
9780190231958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231910.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter sets the stage for the coming arguments concerning digital campaigning and strategy. Beyond giving an overview, it contains methodological information and provides a theoretical ... More


Conclusion: Constructions of Citizenship Moving Forward

Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

in Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231910
eISBN:
9780190231958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231910.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter ties together the previous four concepts, showing the ways that these burgeoning forms of citizenship have been reinforced and sometimes slightly modified in the years since the 2010 ... More


Middle America Reboots Democracy: The Emergence and Rapid Electoral Turn of the New Grassroots

Lara Putnam

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Right after the 2016 elections, Americans in towns, cities, and suburbs organized to oppose the Trump administration and reactivate grassroots citizenship. This chapter discusses who the newly active ... More


Digital Circulation in Networked Publics

Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

in Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231910
eISBN:
9780190231958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details the drive to produce “viral” content, the tactics deployed to do so, and the goals of such content. It focuses on campaign staffers’ articulations of their goals related to ... More


Constructing Skeptical Citizens

Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

in Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231910
eISBN:
9780190231958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231910.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Beginning with the microsite and its role as a new and seemingly successful tool in 2010, this chapter investigates how the 2010 and 2012 cycles saw a rise in content that constructs and reflects a ... More


Confounding Control

Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

in Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231910
eISBN:
9780190231958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231910.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 2010, communications offices still attempted to tamp down on messages misaligned with their own, and publicized those they preferred, but their ability to do so—or at least to do so overtly—was ... More


The Collective Action Problem in Practice

Justin Buchler

in Incremental Polarization: A Unified Spatial Theory of Legislative Elections, Parties and Roll Call Voting

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190865580
eISBN:
9780190872847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865580.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The manner in which the House of Representatives passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010 demonstrated the principles of the unified model and the concept of ... More


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