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Experts in the business of politics.

Rules Of The Road For AI In Political Ads – Scott Brennen (University of North Carolina)
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January 24, 2024
25
 MIN

"Public policy should promote learning about generative AI."

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PoliSci for Campaigners – Bob Maranto (University of Arkansas)
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December 20, 2023
40
 MIN

"If every political scientist in the planet died tomorrow, really only our loved ones would grieve."

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AI For President – Robert Moran (Lincoln 2.0)
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December 6, 2023
30
 MIN

"It's a weird future, but it is something that I think we'll experience."

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Sun Tzu's Advice For Campaigners – Caitlin Huxley (Huxley Strategies)
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October 25, 2023
21
 MIN

"Let your great object be victory, not lengthy campaigns, which today is work smarter, not harder."

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Campaign Branding For 2024 – Hunter Schwarz (Yello)
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July 26, 2023
31
 MIN

"You could come out with a logo, the designers are like, oh my gosh. And it just falls flat with voters. You're not designing for designers, you're designing for voters."

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Podcasting, Politics and Connection – Adam Belmar (Advocacy Content Kitchen)
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June 28, 2023
32
 MIN

"It's a little bit like old time radio. I think a lot of our audience in the political space have that in their DNA. It was something that we grew up with and it's not surprising to me that it's come back."

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Innovating in the Halls of Power – Caleb Smith (Office of the Speaker)
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June 21, 2023
30
 MIN

The creative process, there's inherent risk. And in politics, or at least within government, we are incredibly risk averse creatures. Ultimately, politics is a people business. So if you build trust first, then you can build lots of other cool stuff later.

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How To Use The Internet To Win Elections – Colin Delany (ePolitics.com)
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June 14, 2023
36
 MIN

"Organizing your campaign to take the best advantage of the tech options that are open to you. That is a really big question."

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How Campaigns Are Using AI For Copywriting & Creative – Brian Athey (Push Digital)
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June 7, 2023
30
 MIN

"Suddenly there is this new standard where everybody has this tool and the new challenges not competing against each other with the tools, but competing with each other against the ideas of how to use it."

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The Science of Political Persuasion – Adam Schaeffer (Evolving Strategies)
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May 31, 2023
33
 MIN

"What you want to know is whether this message will shift somebody's vote, not whether they think it's a good message."

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Proposing A GOP Tech "Manhattan Project" – Jason Belich
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May 24, 2023
24
 MIN

"The key to undoing that skill and aversion problem is to build an ecosystem that is right wing friendly, heartland friendly, patriotism friendly."

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Measuring The Competitive Paid Media Landscape – Adam Wise (National Media)
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December 14, 2022
32
 MIN

"Comscore will tell you you're wrong about your October media. By on Thanksgiving, Nielsen will tell you that you were wrong. Next year. We needed something that gave us the speed to know if we were right or wrong last week."

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Republicans "Old School" Campaign – Kyle Tharp (FWIW Media)
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November 16, 2022
32
 MIN

"Not only were Democrats on those platforms really far outspending their Republican opponents, they were doing so in really smart, interesting ways."

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Inside The World Of Political Prediction Markets – Alex Keeney (Star Spangled Gamblers)
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October 26, 2022
31
 MIN

"There's a small group of people who are so good at this that they can make as much money as well-heeled lobbyists downtown. Who do you want to take advice from?"

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Training For Political Campaigns – Stephen Rowe (Leadership Institute)
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August 3, 2022
25
 MIN

"Training works and the number of effectively trained activists on your side directly contributes to your success."

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The People Who Make Politics Happen – Daniel Laurison (Swarthmore College)
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August 24, 2022
32
 MIN

"Having real conversations with people and not just reading from scripts, I think, would make a huge difference in how connected people to politics."

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