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Hi Kossacks! This is Chris Bowers, director of the email and activism programs at Daily Kos.

Today we have a special edition of Ask Me Anything, featuring the entire Daily Kos Campaigns Team. So if you don't like anything about our emails or activism campaigns, you can take it up with all of us at once.

Here is the team, who will all be joining in the comments.

Rachel Colyer says:

In my capacity as Campaign Director, I regularly working in coalition with a number of partners around many different topics. Some of my favorites are:  
  • I love to take on the Koch brothers and fight corporate personhood.
  • I’m working diligently on our net neutrality campaign with partners across the country.
  • Being a woman from Ohio, I take the attacks on women’s health care very personally, and want to kick ass there this cycle.

Because I’m based here in DC, I am the person delivering your petitions to lawmakers on the hill and showing solidarity with our partners at their events.

Michael Langenmayr says:
Hi Kossacks! You probably don’t recognize my name here, but you may recognize it from your inbox. I’m Campaign Director here at Daily Kos, which means that I write you a LOT of emails. Often those emails are asking for money. I joined the Daily Kos team last year to help build a community fundraising program to offset decreasing ad revenue, which has been a big hit. So, feel free to ask me anything at all about that -- or about comic books, Madonna, or my new puppy, Zeke.

Paul Hogarth says:

I am an Associate Campaign Director, having joined the activism team in May 2013. I create “organic” petitions, based on what topical news stories are generating the most interest on the website and on Facebook.

I really like working on state actions, from expanding Medicaid in the red states to stopping food stamp cuts in the blue states.

I run our MoveOn page, where we test Daily Kos petitions with a different audience to further expand our reach. I also help set up “splashes” on the site, and keep the Editorial team up to speed with which petitions we are promoting—so they can embed them in blog posts.

Carissa Lovelace says:
I am the newest member of the Daily Kos campaigns team. As Campaign Assistant, I ensure you get your Daily Kos Recommended email each day and keep the team organized behind the scenes.
  • I am passionate about the environment and look forward to starting more great conversations around healthy food, healthy people and a healthy planet.
  • I am originally from KY which means I am more than excited about the upcoming Senate race.
  • As a resident of DC I get to participate in progressive banter at all times, which I love!
That's the team. What do you want to know about Daily Kos Campaigns or emails?

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