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Mashable’s Geoff Livingston: Social Media: The New Battleground for Politics

Control of the House of Representatives hangs in the balance of the 2010 Congressional election. A recent forecast published on The New York Times website anticipates a two-out-of-three chance for a change in power. The election has become a war, with battles being fought locally and nationally, in person, on the news, and online with social media.

Our old spin-spotting friend Todd Herman even makes a cameo:

“This RNC listens to folks,” said Todd Herman, chief digital strategist, Republican National Committee. “We insisted on a listening platform. It’s not at all unusual for [Chairman] Michael Steele to ask me to put him in touch with a participant on our gop.com site or on Twitter.”