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Union Voters and Democrats

Top Democratic and union leaders play host this week to prospective 2012 Congressional candidates, highlighting labor’s status as a critical cog in progressive campaigns. Some…

The Politics of Evasion: Democrats and the Presidency

The Democratic Party’s 1988 presidential defeat demonstrated that the party’s problems would not disappear, as many had hoped, once Ronald Reagan left the White House….

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National Journal: World of Hurt

PPI President Will Marshall was quoted in “World of Hurt” written by Ronald Brownstein for the National Journal. In this article Brownstein contrasts the way…

The Easiest Fix for Dark Money: Disclose Less Often

“Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with nowadays.” —Will Rogers Super PACs are unquestionably a scandal:…

National Journal: Half of America

In Ronald Brownstein’s piece, “Half of America,” he explores the increasing polarization of American politics, and how the distinct makeup of voter coalitions in both parties…

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A Politically and Technically Feasible Approach for Handling Regulatory Accumulation

Regulatory accumulation threatens the pace of innovation and growth in America, yet previous attempts to address it have proven unsuccessful. That is why we propose…

Keep Nuclear Energy On The Table

On Tuesday, President Obama’s State of the Union address touched briefly on the all-of-the-above energy strategy that his administration has made a priority for the…

Restoring Regular Order

The Murray-Ryan deal sailed through the House yesterday, raising hopes that Washington may be returning, however fitfully, to “regular order” when it comes to the…

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