Press, Pods and Punditry

A roundup of our recent appearances in the media.....

April - Simon is quoted in a NYTimes article about the problems the Jan 6th Commission and their embrace of Putinism is going to cause Republicans this year.  Susan Milligan cites Simon in a related piece about the GOP's ties to Putin in US News, and Ron Brownstein cites Simon in his new CNN piece on the escalating radicalization of the GOP. 

You can find our insights about the Biden agenda and where Democrats go from here in a new That Trippi Show podcast, a new Pod Save America episode, in Politico Playbook and a new Politico article by Laura Barron-Lopez and Jon Lemire and in a Hill piece by Niall Stanage. 

Greg Sargent cites us in a new Washington Post article about the need for Democrats to get loud, and Alex Seitz-Wald gives Simon several graphs in a NBC News article about Marcon's strong showing and the rise of the center-left in the West. 

Biden Boom - in late Feb, NDN started getting a lot of attention for its analysis about how strong the economy has been under Biden. This link connects to a major citation in the Cook Political Report connected to our analysis showing up in the Washington Post and NYTimes.  We were also featured in this Greg Sargent essay in the Washington Post about Biden's first State of the Union address.


Jan/Feb - Been a busy few weeks on chattering classes front… can catch Simon talking about the big events of the day, the path forward for Dems on this Deep State Radio podcast, this Politicology pod, this Newsy interview and this new Bottom Line television show hosted by Steve Clemons.  Simon was also prominently featured in this Washington Post story about the first year of the Biden Administration, in this NYTimes story on how 2022 may better for Dems than many thought, this NBC News piece on Biden calling out GOP extremism and in this Eleanor Clift Daily Beast article on Biden's path forward. 

Going back a few more weeks Simon is given lots of airtime in recent articles in the Washington Post and the Boston Globe about the struggle of President Biden to get credit for the strong economic recovery, in an article by David Lauter in the LA Times about the centrality of COVID to Biden's Presidency, and in two new essays about the Democrats in 2022 in Newsweek and the Washington Examiner.  He was also quoted in a Francesca Chambers McClatchy preview of Biden's democracy summit, and in this Sarah Mucha Axios piece about the ongoing debate among Democrats on how to best define the GOP as extremists. 

You can also catch Simon talking about the current political moment in a lively and fun Politicology podcast, The Sh*tshow Must Go On.  He was also cited in a recent Politico's playbook about the need for Dems to invest in building their own amplification networks to counter the power of right wing media, and in a Washington Examiner article about the President's agenda and the 2022 elections. 


Simon's analysis was featured in two other recent Washington Post articles - one about Virginia and the Democrats, the other about the struggles of getting the President’s agenda through Congress. Lots more insights about the election and politics in these two Ron Brownstein Atlantic essays (here, here); this David Rothkopf Daily Beast column; this Politico article by Christopher Cadelago and Laura Barron-Lopez; a Susan Milligan US News piece about the progressives’ disappointing election; and a Real Clear Politics articleanother in the Hill and this one in the Washington Examiner which explore the current contentious ideological debate inside the Democratic Party.  Finally, we offer some thoughts on what the President needs to do to bring Joe Manchin around in this NYTimes piece

Simon has been featured in three other recent podcasts -  a That Trippi Show episode called 3 Ways To Win In in 2022; a Background Briefing with Ian Masters show on the infighting in the Democratic Party; and a Politico Courage pod on Afghanistan and the Biden agenda. 


Our analysis also appears in a Washington Post piece on the lessons of Gavin Newsom's win in California; a Politico article about Biden and the impact of COVID’s return; a WaPo Greg Sargent column on the GOP’s radicalization around COVID; a USA Today essay on the success of the Biden economic agenda; a LA Times piece on the youth vote; and Mike Tomasky offers up a rave review of NDN’s With Dems presentation in this Daily Beast column.  

- Updated April 5, 2022.