Ending the Endless Election Season
National elections in the United States now stretch out over nearly 24 months, with each new electoral cycle seeming to start up almost as soon…
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….
America Turns Left On Social Issues, But Not On Government
In his article for McClatchy Newspapers on “Social Issues and Public Opinion”, David Lightman quotes PPI President Will Marshall: Some saw Barack Obama as a…
President Obama, Republicans Fight the Class War
In his article for Politico on “Class Warfare,” Jonathan Martin quotes PPI president Will Marshall: Will Marshall, head of the centrist Democratic think tank Progressive…
The Bill Clinton and DLC Model For Reinventing the Republican Party
The Conservative Political Action Conference, a kind of annual camp meeting for the American right, opens in Washington today amid controversy over who’s in the…
Fiscal Cliff Deal Could Show the Way Toward a Grand Bargain
Writing for the Daily Beast, Will Marshall argues that Obama is in a strong position to challenge the new Congress to pass a fiscal grand…
Why Obama Dropped His $250,000 Tax Target
Writing for The Wall Street Journal, PPI President Will Marshall explains why Obama should show some flexibility now and set the stage for a more…
Election Watch: 2012 Is in the Books!
I won’t bore readers with much about what they already know: Obama won; Democrats increased their margins in the Senate; Republicans lost House seats but…
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