Local Yokels

Crowley, Michael
March 2005
New Republic;3/14/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 9, p11
Comments on the influence Internet weblogs have on U.S. Congressional election races. South Dakota Senator John Thune's story to Congressional Republicans on how bloggers and partisan Internet journalists helped him defeat Tom Daschle; Payments from the Thune campaign to Jason Van Beek and Jon Lauck to support Thune in Internet blogs and challenge the liberal South Dakota newspaper, the "Argus Leader"; Campaigning for Thune by Jeff Gannon, who wrote pro-Thune articles and promoted Thune on his web site.


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