Recent Work

Chris Taylor // Mon, April 8

The WTO’s recent ruling only reiterates that the tariffs do not serve a legitimate national security interest, and Congress must now act to rescind this latest violation of Presidential authority.

Chris Taylor // Mon, March 18

As the economy continues to weaken, we'll likely see a more unstable and increasingly erratic Trump, who will try ever harder to please his base with even more reckless policies in an attempt to hide the slowing economy.

Simon Rosenberg // Mon, February 11

The dramatic erosion of the GOP brand in the heavily Mexican-American parts of the country over the past two elections is one of the biggest stories in American politics.  Trump's border extremism has cost the GOP dearly. 

Chris Taylor // Tue, February 5

After two years of the Trump administration, jobs and wage growth have fallen, even in the face of a surging fiscal deficit. And the most vulnerable Americans have seen their access to healthcare worsen for the first time in a decade.

Chris Taylor // Tue, January 29

Since 1989, Democrats have overseen strong and inclusive economic growth when in the White House, while the Republican Presidents have repeatedly seen economic under-performance and even recession and decline. 

Simon Rosenberg // Fri, November 9

2018 was a very good election for the Democratic Party, the best for either party in 32 years. Important new leaders emerged, Trump/GOP saw their position erode in key 2020 battlegrounds and young voters, Asians and Hispanics swung hard to the Democrats.

Simon Rosenberg // Tue, October 30

Democrats have been raising a lot of money this cycle.  This is not just about fear of Trump - it is about the broad adoption of a more authentic people based politics suited for the digital age championed by Dean, Obama and yes even Trump himself. 

Simon Rosenberg // Thu, July 20

Simon offers the idea of creating a new government department focused solely on job creation and skill acquisition.