Who Uses Social Media on the Hill?

Edelman DC released some new surprising data today on Congressional usage of social media.  The survey “Capitol Tweets: Yeas and Nays of the Congressional Twitterverse”, reveals some interesting insight that may be of use to associations trying to make their message heard on Capitol Hill: By far, the most likely Congressional Tweeters are those that… Read more »

CMF Report Shows Congress Values Social Media Usage

A new report by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) finds that members of Congress value social media interaction more than people may have previously thought.  The report, “Social Congress: Perceptions and Use of Social Media on Capitol Hill“, is based on a survey of 260 Congressional staff conducted between October and December 2010. Among the… Read more »

What to expect from The Power of A in 2010

Last year, ASAE launched the “Power of A” campaign, an interactive campaign designed not only to educate the public and lawmakers about how associations are social and economic drivers, but to engage the association community in a discussion about how individual associations show the Power of A.  The Power of A campaign will continue in… Read more »

A Major Health Care Concession?

As expected, the Senate broke for August recess last week without the Finance Committee releasing a health care bill.  The news today however is comments made by a Democratic leader that signals a possible concession to the Finance Committee and Senate Republicans on a controversial section of the leadership’s bill. Majority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL)… Read more »