Chuck DeFeo

vice president and general manager, Townhall.com
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Chuck DeFeo is vice president and general manager of Townhall.com and Salem News/Talk Online, and is currently working to integrate Salem's talk radio content with an interactive Web presence. Prior to joining Salem, DeFeo served as e-campaign manager for Bush-Cheney '04, where he developed the online strategy and managed Internet operations for President Bush's re-election campaign. He served in a similar capacity with the Republican National Committee for the 2002 Election. The campaign has been recognized for its pioneering grassroots activism tools such as Party for the President, organizing neighborhood walks online, and e-mailing maps and directions to the polls to millions of supporters. DeFeo spent much of his career as a legislative and technology aide to Senator and Attorney General John Ashcroft, from creating the first online petition for a member of Congress in 1996 to setting up the CIO's office for the Department of Justice. He has also helped many congressional, senate, state and presidential candidates with their online strategies. DeFeo is a contributing editor for Personal Democracy Forum and member of MeetUp.com's Politics and Governance Advisory Council. He has a degree in political science from University of Missouri at Kansas City.

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Tech-politics: The “Facebook Effect,” Netroots and Beyond
April 18, 2007, 10:45 AM - 12:45 PM
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