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Netroots Nation Comes to You Online

Not going to Pittsburgh for Netroots Nation? You can follow along at home in real time.

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Bill Clinton to Attend Netroots Nation

Netroots Nation kicks off August 13 in Pittsburgh, PA. If you are thinking of going, here's another reason: They just announced that Former President Bill Clinton will there opening night.

Why have a Netroots Nation with no elections on the immediate horizon? As they say, to make sure we get the change we voted for, and to assist progressives with grass-roots efforts as the focus changes from electoral politics to governance.

If you'd like to go, you can sign up here.

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Code Pink, Al Gore and Nancy Pelosi at Netroots Nation

Denver Post editor Stephen Keating is in Austin for Netroots Nation, one of a few hundred mainstream media observers on scene. From his live-blog this morning:

Nancy Pelosi talked about reaching out to evangelicals:

Speaker Pelosi describes global warming as an issue of the environment, the economy, national security - and as a moral issue. “It is a moral responsibility. We work with the evangelicals to protect God’s creation.”

Code Pink anti-war protesters showed up for Pelosi's speech. NN organizer Gina Cooper laid down the rules:[More...]

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Dr. Dean is IN! How about you?

From the Desk of those hard working folks at Netroots Nation:

We are thrilled to announce that Gov. Howard Dean will kick off the 2008 Netroots Nation convention as Thursday's evening keynote speaker.

The chairman of the Democratic National Committee and governor of Vermont from 1991 to 2003 addressed the Netroots community at the 2006 and 2007 conventions. This year, we're especially proud to recognize his efforts to create an active, effective movement by organizing in every precinct and in every state.

Dean has been one of the most influential forces in the progressive movement. As chairman of the DNC, he has worked to make Democrats competitive in every race, district and state, while integrating national and state party operations and standing up for Democrats' core values.

His belief that every citizen matters, from California to Connecticut, from Alaska to Mississippi, echoes our belief that the voices of all Americans deserve to be heard.

Netroots Nation is July 17-20 in Austin, TX. So if you haven't registered, now is the time!



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