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The Daily Beast: The Coming GOP Clown Show in Cleveland Has Responsible Republicans Running the Other Way

When Republicans nominate Donald J. Trump for president in Cleveland next week, it will mark the nadir of their party’s 164-year existence. To go from…

The Hill: New student debt rule could harm taxpayers and spur speculative litigation

President Obama often cites escalating college costs and student debt burdens as major obstacles to upward mobility for many young Americans. He is right, but the White House…

The Daily Beast: Hillary Clinton Will Be Barack Obama’s Third Term

With so much ink spilled on the prospects of a Trump presidency, far less attention is being devoted to the more likely scenario of a…

U.S. News & World Report: Tom Vilsack for Veep

On what basis should presidential nominees pick their running mates? Theories abound, but there’s scant proof that vice presidential candidates ever change electoral outcomes. It’s…

The Hill: How ‘Brexit’ would inflame populism abroad — and here in the US

The ‘Brexit’ tide at last seems to have hit the sturdy seawall of British common sense. Heading into today’s national referendum, polls show rising support…

The Hill: Trade is popular in swing states, among Democrats

The Hill’s Vicki Needham cited a PPI poll and quoted both PPI President Will Marshall and Senior Fellow for Trade and Global Opportunity Ed Gerwin…

Does ‘Deadbeat Donald’ Have Any Money?

On Saturday, Donald Trump issued an “emergency” appeal seeking $100,000 for his campaign “to help get our ads on the air.” This was odd for…

RealClearPolicy: Trump’s Wrong on Trade Policy & Maybe Trade Politics, Too

The Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell recently detailed the economic carnage that would result from Donald Trump’s reckless approach to trade — including likely recessions, millions…

MIT Technology Review: Dear Silicon Valley: Forget Flying Cars, Give Us Economic Growth

Dr. Michael Mandel, PPI’s chief economic strategist, is quoted in David Rotman’s piece about the advances in technology and economic slowdown.  Michael Mandel, an economist…

Financial Times: Who will be Hillary Clinton’s vice-presidential pick?

PPI President Will Marshall was quoted in the Financial Times about his thoughts on who Hillary Clinton should choose for her running mate. The improbable…