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The Obama Trade Agenda: Five Things for Progressives to Like

In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama went all in on international trade. The Administration has already been aggressively pursuing the most…

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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The Hill: A run by Biden would reinforce VP trend

Throughout his vice presidency, Joe Biden has rarely been considered as a potential presidential candidate in his own right. His two prior runs had come…

PRESS RELEASE: PPI Statement On Significant Progress of TPP Negotiations

WASHINGTON— Ed Gerwin, Senior Fellow for Trade and Global Opportunity at the Progressive Policy Institute, today released the following statement after top trade officials from…

Financial Times: US income inequality rises up political agenda

PPI President, Will Marshall, was quoted in a piece by Financial Times addressing how 2016 Presidential candidates are approaching strengthening the middle class and reducing income inequality:…

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POLITICO: New Democrats plan ‘assertive’ new presence in House

The New Democrat Coalition sees opportunities this fall on taxes, trade, Medicare and others. by Lauren French, POLITICO In the hierarchy of the House, moderate…

Chuka Umunna: These are “perilous times” for the Left

On Wednesday, PPI hosted a lunch event at the National Press Club, “Progressives for Innovation and Growth: A Transatlantic Conversation,” on the economic challenge facing…

LeBron James and the Do-Something Democrats: Support for Democrats “In the Arena” on Trade

In this year’s NBA Finals, LeBron James cemented his reputation as one of the greatest basketball players of all time­—becoming the first player in Finals…

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The Restless Independents: Can Obama Win Them Back?
National Press Club, Washington DC