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WSJ OPINION: You Can’t Buy The Presidency for $100,000: Mark Penn

Russia didn’t win Trump the White House any more than China re-elected Bill Clinton in 1996. The fake news about fake news is practically endless. Americans worried about Russia’s influence in the 2016 election have seized on a handful of Facebook ads—as though there weren’t also three 90-minute debates, two televised party […]

October 17, 2017

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The Hill : The Hillary Clinton of 2000 would have beaten Donald Trump

By MARK PENN Published November 13, 2016 It was a sunny day on Daniel Moynihan’s farm in July 1999 when Hillary Clinton first launched her own political career and months later she would officially announce her candidacy for the U.S. Senate as a New Democrat. She extolled the values of […]

November 13, 2016

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Voices of Mark Penn : Global CVE Perceptions Survey

Shannon N. Green speaks with Mark J. Penn, President and Managing Director of the Stagwell Group and member of the CSIS Commission on Countering Violent Extremism. Mark discusses the findings of CSIS’s Global Perceptions of Violent Extremism Survey, which was conducted in eight key countries. During this conversation, Mark talks […]

November 5, 2016

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The Atlantic: Americans Are No Longer Optimists

By MARK PENN and DONALD BAER Published July 1, 2014 A survey reveals deep uncertainty the country’s future—but also growing consensus on issues like same-sex marriage and marijuana. Historically, Americans have been optimistic about the future and confident about our leadership in the world, while at the same time being […]

July 1, 2014

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Time Ideas: Who Should Romney Pick For Vice-President?

  TIME IDEAS Who Should Romney Pick For Vice-President? The Republican strategist and Democratic pollster in their biweekly face-off about Election 2012 Penn: Obama’s pick of Biden in 2008 was based on filling a void in foreign policy experience, not to win the state of Delaware. Foreign policy was a […]

July 18, 2012

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Time Ideas: What Are American Values These Days?

  TIME IDEAS What Are American Values These Days? The Republican strategist and the Democratic pollster reflect on which core beliefs are still central to our lives. Penn: My hope this July 4th is that we focus as Americans on reviving our sport values — values that have made us great […]

July 5, 2012

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NPR News: Poll Shows A New Definition Of Optimism In America

Two-thirds of Americans say the country is headed in the wrong direction, according to a survey conducted by Penn Schoen Berland. On NPR News Talk of the Nation, Mark Penn explains that though Americans are losing confidence in the nation, they have retained a sense of personal optimism. Listen to […]

July 3, 2012

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