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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The Hill: How to hold on to the House by Mark Penn

By MARK PENN September 28, 2010 The selection of loopy Republican Senate nominees has given the Democrats their first serious opportunity in months to turn this election around to hold onto the House — a feat that would now be considered a major political victory no matter how slim the […]

September 28, 2010

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The Huffington Post: Strategy Corner: The Health Care Jam by Mark Penn

By MARK PENN Published March 5, 2010 The idea of jamming major legislation through Congress usually crops up whenever there’s serious popular desire for change, and equally serious Congressional resistance. In the past, reconciliation has typically only ever made it to the table when one factor of Congress — at […]

March 5, 2010

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Politico: Bailout vote is proof: The center holds

By MARK PENN Published October 7, 2008 My polling over the years has found that about two-thirds of Democrats define themselves as moderate, while two-thirds of Republicans see themselves as conservative. That polling trend was mirrored in the initial unsuccessful Sept. 29 House vote on the financial bailout proposal: Democrats […]

October 7, 2008

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