Recent Work

Chris Taylor // Mon, June 10

Trump is the least popular first-term President in the postwar era, even while the economy he inherited continues to be strong. With the economy beginning to decelerate rapidly in the face of his reckless trade policies, however, his hopes for re-election are likely to get much worse.

Simon Rosenberg // Wed, June 5

It is a myth that Trump's anti-immigrant and protectionist policies have made it difficult for Democrats to win in the Rust Belt in 2020.  Trump is trailing badly there now raising questions about Trumpism itself has become a grand failure. 

Chris Taylor // Tue, June 4

Trump is the most unpopular first-term president in over six decades and is leading Republicans down the path of the California GOP by ignoring those demographic groups that will over the next decade become more and more critical to winning elections

Simon Rosenberg // Tue, May 28

My thoughts on the European elections - rise of Liberals and Greens, right loses ground. Similar to what we are seeing here in the US?

Simon Rosenberg // Thu, April 11

America’s leaders should prioritize three things to protect our elections in the run-up to 2020: require paper ballots and audits, protect candidates from hacking and disinformation, and enter a pact to forgo the use of illicit campaign tactics.

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, 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 // Thu, July 20

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