Today, I’m still feeling under the weather, so I’ll replay this visit with our great friend Andrew Malcolm of the LA Times’ Top of the Ticket blog, who joined us to discuss the intersection of politics and media. Afterward, the RNC’s director of New Media, Todd Herman, unveiled the latest innovation from GOP.com. Think of social media and the populist impulse, and see what happens!

Don’t forget to contribute to Project Valour-IT! I’m on the Air Force team this year, and you can help wounded veterans receive adaptive-technology laptops to help them regain their productivity by donating now:

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