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  • 03/20

    Campaign finance reports, the 21st century way

    We normally don't get involved in individual issues, but campaign finance reports are sort of our thing.  We wanted to let you know that we support Senator John Tester’s

  • 03/12

    DMO & NGP VAN: A Partnership to Strengthen the Democratic Bench

    The expression "all politics is local" has always carried a special place in my heart. Growing up in Chicago, I learned all about the importance of a firm handshake, good eye contact and, most of all, a Midwestern work ethic. I witnessed firsthand how legislative outcomes at City Hall and in Springfield shaped the everyday lives of my fellow citizens. So naturally, when I moved to Washington, D.C. in 2008, I was concerned to discover that a significant disconnect exists between the political discourse on Capitol Hill and the reality on the ground in communities across America.

  • 02/21

    Business Insider Thinks Our COO is Hot Stuff

    We’re (somewhat) kidding, but we wanted to publicly congratulate and brag about John Lee for making Business Insider’s list of The 50 Hottest People in Online Politics.

  • 02/20

    Tech for Good: A SMW Recap

    Social Media Week is always a great time to get together and share ideas with professionals who work in social media and advocacy. NGP VAN hosted a panel with Tammy Gordon from the AARP and Scott Goodstein from Revolution Messaging yesterday.

  • 02/04

    Changes to Federal Contribution Limits

    Candidates for federal office can raise an extra $200 from their donors for the 2014 cycle. The FEC raised the contribution limits for individual donors and non-multicandidate PACs from $2,500 to $2,600 for both the primary and general elections.

  • 01/09

    2013 Reed Awards

    We’re proud to announce that NGP VAN is a finalist for six Reed Awards! The Reed Awards, given by Campaigns and Elections Magazine, represent the latest techniques and talent in the business, so we are honored and humbled to be part of them.

  • 12/19

    Happy holidays from NGP VAN

    Thanks for a great year. It was full of ups and downs, but Democrats and progressives came out on top.

  • 11/29

    NGP VAN at RootsCamp!

    It’s almost here! RootsCamp, the unconference where thousands of progressives from across the country meet up to celebrate our victories, debrief, and share strategies for the coming fights, is coming up in just a few days!

  • 11/27

    Three years is a long time

    Four years ago I was exhausted and unemployed. The campaign was long, and my bed was comfy.  Nonetheless, I was convinced to trek to DC to go to this un-conference.  I wasn't sure it was a good idea, but hey, it was only $10, plus my Megabus fare, and what else was I going to do with my time?  (Sleep.  Definitely.)


  • 11/07

    Thank you

    To all the Democrats and progressives who put your hearts and sweat into this election: thank you. Here's something James Carville said during one of our campaigns together that nailed it: "There's a simple doctrine: outside of a person's love, the most sacred thing that they can give is their labor.