Michael Hoover wrote:
> eck, eck, eck... Michael Hoover
> > By Matthew A. DeBellis
> > Redherring.com
> > January 15, 2000
> > The Internet is probably the only place where the AFL-CIO, Christian
> > Coalition of America, and the Sierra Club would consider mingling.
> > The groups swallowed hard and became cofounding sponsors of Voter.com, a
> > for-profit Web site that wants to give voters greater access to local,
> > state, and federal politicians. This week, Voter.com added venture
> > capital firms to its ranks of supporters. Sigma Partners and Charles
> > River Ventures contributed $5 million each, Bessemer Venture Partners
> > weighed in with $4 million, and previous investor Skywood Ventures and
> > individual investors contributed $1 million.
> > The company plans to hire a 50-person editorial staff to write original
> > news stories and aggregate news content from sources ranging from
> > national newspapers to small local dailies. The staffers will strive to
> > report objectively on local, state, and national political news, Mr.
> > Dangel says. (The company's workforce is sliced evenly three ways --
> > Democratic, Independent, and Republican.)