May 24, 2009: A-list: The best email lists in politics (Politico)

  • Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.)This list, which some estimates put at 500,000 emails, is among the strongest senatorial lists.Boxer, who’s been building it for six years and has used it to raise millions for her own campaign and for other Democrats, benefits from being a liberal Democrat from among the most liberal states – a state which also happens to be a top political ATM.American Family AssociationThis socially conservative nonprofit, which owns 180 radio stations in 28 states, boasts a list estimated at 1.5 million emails, which it uses to rally support for values-oriented causes including de-funding the National Endowment for the Arts and opposing what it calls the “Homosexual Agenda.” Related Searches: chairman michael steele president obama democratic senatorial campaign committee sen. barbara boxer rnc Recommend Buzz Up Send Email IM Share Delicious Digg Facebook Fark Newsvine Reddit StumbleUpon Technorati Yahoo! Bookmarks Print (function() { /** * YUI function to get all elements by class name * getElementsByClass */ function getElementsByClass(className, tag, root) { tag = tag || ‘*’; root = (typeof root == ‘string’) ? document.getElementById(root) : root || document; var nodes = [], elements = root.getElementsByTagName(tag), re = new RegExp(‘(?:^|\s+)’ + className + ‘(?:\s+|$)’); for (var i = 0, len = elements.length; i defaultHeight) { // if primary exists then use that height, otherwise use related var obj = getElementsByClass(‘primary-media’,’div’,related)[0]; if (!obj) obj = related; // set height from primary or related container minHeight = parseInt(obj.offsetHeight, 10); // if the minheight is smaller than default, then set it to default if ( (minHeight heightLimit) { // set overflow and height = minHeight + “px”; bd.className += ” overflow”; story.className += ” read-closed”; // add read more expand button var div = document.createElement(‘div’); div.className = ‘read-more read-more-expand’; div.innerHTML = ‘Read Full Article’; // we have to handle the case where a user might click the button before our YUI script loads // if so, remove the height and overflow setting then hide the button, also add #full hash to url so // if script eventually is loaded it doesnt recreate the buttons and collapse the story div.onclick = function(ev) { var e = ev || window.event; // show full story = ‘auto’; bd.className = bd.className.replace(‘overflow’,’expanded’); story.className = story.className.replace(‘read-closed’,”); // hide the toggle button div.className += ’ hide’; // disable link follow if (e.preventDefault) { e.preventDefault(); } else { e.returnValue = false; } } // add div to document bd.appendChild(div); } }})(); More on Elections Obama’s Day: Honoring the nation’s fallen troops AP GOP keeps filibuster card ready for court pick AP Obama heads to Arlington cemetery for Memorial Day AP More » More… Politics Video: Powell Faces Down Critics ABC News Politics Video: Top Contenders FOX News Politics Video: 'What the American People Want' FOX News Most Viewed - Politics GOP keeps filibuster card ready for court pick AP Powell Takes on Cheney, Limbaugh in Battle for Republican Party Bloomberg Powell fires back in debate over GOP’s future AP Liberals frustrated on gun, Guantanamo issues AP RNC's below-the-belt shot at Pelosi Politico All Most Viewed » Most Blogged - Politics Ridge takes aim at Limbaugh CNN Political Ticker – Sun May 24, 6:36 am EDT Blogs About This Story (8) Prev Next Answering Critics, Powell Says G.O.P. Needs Change New York Times – Sun May 24, 10:56 am EDT Blogs About This Story (7) Prev Next Mocking Obama: only The Onion get it Crikey Media/Arts/Sport RSS – Sun May 24, 6:33 pm EDT Blogs About This Story (5) Prev Next More From Sunday shows: Today’s highlights Steele, out of the woods? AUC: ‘Good Credit’ Labor leans on Wall Street Durbin, Gingrich spar sharply Subscribe Add headlines to your personalized My Yahoo! page (About My Yahoo! and RSS) Elections - Politico Add to My Yahoo! RSS Presidential Elections Add to My Yahoo! RSS More News Feeds » Alerts Get an alert when there are new stories about: chairman Michael Steele President Obama Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Sen. Barbara Boxer RNC Add Selected Alerts View More Alerts » Also on Yahoo! News Today in History Obituaries Corrections News by Region (Yahoo! Directory) Yahoo! News & Media Sites Daily Features All Comics » Opinions & Editorials: Diverse views on news from the right, left, and center. All Opinion » Photo Highlight Photo Highlight Slideshow
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