Politics, Wikipedia-style

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Jimmy Wales challenged our notion of the formal, top-down style of encyclopedias with Wikipedia, an online, group-edited reference source. Now, Wales wants to bring the same collaborative spirit to the rough-and-tumble world of American politics. Wales has just taken the wraps off Campaigns Wikia, which aims to help campaigns tap into public knowledge and opinion through Internet wikis. Wales says he hopes Campaigns Wikia can help people of all political persuasions put partisanship aside.

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