Huffington Post: We Need a Shot in the Arm, if Not a Moonshot

Huffington Post: We Need a Shot in the Arm, if Not a Moonshot By Mark Penn and Don Baer, November 11, 2013 The recent dysfunction in Washington, with its massive collateral damage to the economy and national morale, couldn’t have come at a worse time. It was no mere blip […]

November 19, 2013

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The Huffington Post: Finding the American Spirit After 9/11

By MARK PENN Published Septermber 12, 2011 America continues to look for its true spirit in a post 9/11 world. Just as the Vietnam war reset expectations about America in the world, so 9/11 changed America’s outlook in the opening of the 21st century. Coming off of the Clinton administration […]

September 13, 2011

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The Huffington Post: Lessons Learned by Obama and the Republicans

By MARK PENN Published August 2, 2011 The 11th hour budget deal may save the country from default but is unlikely to save either the president or the Republicans from continued political fallout for taking the country near the brink of financial calamity. While the 1996 budget deal made winners […]

August 3, 2011

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The Huffington Post: The Odds on Obama

By MARK PENN Published April 5, 2011 Only two Democrats in the last 90 years have been reelected to a second term — Franklin Roosevelt and Bill Clinton. The rest of the Democrats have seen their presidencies cut short, and so the historical odds of Obama winning a second term […]

April 5, 2011

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The Huffington Post: State of the Union: Did Obama Win His Future?

By MARK PENN Published January 26, 2011 In his State of the Union speech, President Obama certainly reached out to the Republicans, praised American innovation and know-how, and for the most part avoided lightning rod issues on either side. It was a huge leap forward for a president who was […]

January 26, 2011

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The Huffington Post: Democrats Need to Back Obama, writes Mark Penn

By MARK PENN Published December 10, 2010 Democrats should move quickly to back the president on the tax bill or risk turning themselves into a minority party in Congress for a long time to come. By becoming reverse tax protesters (chanting “raise taxes”), the liberals are sending out all the […]

December 10, 2010

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