Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we get the chance to talk with Paul Thornell, our newest colleague here at MCRT. Paul sat down with us to discuss the future of the financial services industry, both
Analysts on both sides expect concerns about health costs and health law to play a large role again in 2020. For Republicans, “the risk of doing nothing potentially leaves no port in a storm if the ACA is overturned legally,”
“When you have a chairman and a ranking member that have worked together on a bipartisan package in the committee of jurisdiction, it always gives more weight to the product,” said Dean Rosen a former Republican senior health adviser and
Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we get the chance to highlight our amazing female colleagues. The team will discuss what it’s like to work as a female lobbyist, whether there are any differences between being
Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we are joined by Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti, founding partners here at MCRT. They’re here to talk about the politics and policy of the 2020 presidential campaign. We also
Capitalism versus Socialism. President Trump is testing out a 2020 campaign strategy against the Democrats. Republican strategist Bruce Mehlman returns to talk about which economic message voters may respond to at the polls.
Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we are joined by Bruce Mehlman, founding partner here at MCRT, and Paul Gallant, Managing Director at Cowen Washington Research Group. With Big Tech making headlines across the political world,
President Trump’s latest actions on trade have roiled Washington and global markets but are proving to be a boon for K Street. Lobbyists who specialize in trade have been busy since Trump came into office, and the intensifying turmoil has
Mozelle Thompson, former advisor to Facebook and former FTC commissioner, and Bruce Mehlman, tech advisor and founding partner of Mehlman, Castagnetti, Rosen & Thomas, join “Squawk Alley” to discuss the impact of antitrust probes on the markets.
President Trump wants to make the 2020 election about socialism, but Democrats are having a debate about capitalism and how to make sure it provides broadly shared prosperity and economic mobility.
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In a year already marked by a wide variety of congressional health care legislation, Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., on Thursday released the details of a plan they hope will help bring down health costs and eliminate
Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we are joined by Aaron Cooper, the VP of Global Policy at the BSA | The Software Alliance. BSA represents some of the largest software companies from around the globe.
Bruce Mehlman returns to discuss his latest slideshow presentation: The Roaring 2020s: The Coming Decade of Disruption & Reform.
Chris Frates talks to Bruce Mehlman, a Republican strategist and former assistant secretary of commerce under President George W. Bush. Mehlman lays out his argument for the role of capitalism shaping U.S. economic policy and technological innovation in the coming
Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we are joined by Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti, Founding Partners here at Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas. They are here to talk about Bruce’s latest slide deck “Roaring 2020s”
Americans are placing less and less trust in traditional institutions. According to Gallup, that trust has been waning for at least the past 20 years. And that means rising political stars don’t need the blessing of the establishment to win
Software may be eating the world, as the technology investor Marc Andreessen famously said, “but the world is starting to bite back,” says Bruce Mehlman, a lobbyist in Washington.
Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th & G! Today, we are joined by Jason Oxman, newly named President and Chief Executive Officer of ITI. He was elected by ITI’s Board of Directors following a months-long search led by a
Hello everyone and welcome to 14th & G! This episode, we are joined by Scott Shalett of Medora Ventures. Scott is a Managing Partner and the Head of Public Affairs, offering existing and new clients expertise in public policy, political
Sage Eastman of Mehlman Castagnetti, a former longtime Republican aide on the Ways and Means Committee, said, “People were voting in 2018, so you party with bigger paychecks in 2018 and risk the hangover in 2019 and hope it wears
Today Dan Restrepo is here to share his perspective on the Venezuelan crisis and insights into what might happen next. Dan formally served as the principal advisor to President Barack Obama on issues related to Latin America, the Caribbean, and
What is it like running as an independent in a two-party dominated political system? This week, we have invited Greg Orman to share his insight, experience and challenges. During Greg’s political career he has identified at one time as a
Bruce Mehlman appears on Fox News Business to discuss why the state of our union is better than you think.
President Trump will deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night to Congress and the nation. It’s his first major speech as the 2020 election cycle gets under way.
Stories of Washington’s political dysfunction are legion, the laments predictably consistent. Tribalism is rising. The middle has disappeared. The media crave conflict. Voters tune out. Such sad and overwrought tales make for great copy. They reflect what we feel and
Hello everyone and welcome to 14th & G! This episode, we are joined once again by my esteemed colleagues Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti. They are here to talk about the firm’s new quarterly deck: “Permissionless,” the state of the
Bruce Mehlman of Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas, in one of his hotly awaited decks, says we’re moving toward a “Permissionless Planet,” spurring “mounting calls for new guardrails, gatekeepers or even systemic reform.”
Republican strategist Bruce Mehlman believes the defining clash of our time is between people who believe change is coming too slowly and those who believe change is happening too quickly.
Happy New Year everyone and welcome to 2019! On today’s episode we are hosting Ashley Jones. She currently serves as Chief of Staff to Rep. Bradley Schneider (D-IL), but will soon make a move to a leadership office for the
Lauren Aronson, executive director of the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing, said her group has “long supported the Creates Act and other bipartisan, market-based solutions that will put an end to Big Pharma’s abusive practices, boost competition and lower drug
Looking To 2020, Both Democrats and Republicans See Costs and Benefits of Trump’s ‘MAGA’ Rallies in Midterm Election Results
“People entered the 2018 election with pretty strong views of the president, one way or another,” said Bruce Mehlman, a Republican strategist and lobbyist who publishes a widely read political analysis. “The rallies didn’t change them. But the rallies allowed
The number of new Democratic members who have forsworn accepting corporate PAC contributions — which would climb to 41 if T.J. Cox is confirmed to have beaten Rep. David Valadao (R-Calif.), according to End Citizens United PAC — has made
This week, Nancy Pelosi will likely become the House Democrats’ choice for Speaker. We have invited Mrs. Pelosi’s former Chief of Staff John Lawrence to join us on 14th and G. John will give us insight into the Speaker’s office
Republican strategist Bruce Mehlman produced a set of charts analyzing the 2018 election, including one showing various fault lines within the electorate. They include divisions based on race, age, gender, education and geography. Race — whites vs. nonwhites — remains
Axios reports that a post-election analysis from consultants found, “Democrats won 87% of the Congressional districts with the most college-educated women (40%+ of female residents).” One of the consultants, Bruce Mehlman, is quoted as saying, “The new geography of Trump
It’s well established that when it comes to diversity, Congress has not accurately represented the United States at large. The share of female, African American, Latino and Asian lawmakers is significantly lower than in the American population. The new class
More than 115 million votes were cast in the midterms — nearly half of the eligible electorate; reaction and analysis from Bruce Mehlman, former secretary of commerce for technology policy.
A bill to suspend the Obamacare mandate that employers insure their workers and delay the law’s “Cadillac” tax on high-cost insurance plans (H.R. 3798) won House Ways and Means Committee approval before the fall recess and Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas)
While votes are still being tallied, take a listen to the latest episode of 14th & G with our very own Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti. Today, we will cover an election re-cap, what it all means, and where we
“It’s extraordinarily important to push back against a president who is very anti-California, and you think about the talented delegation we have,” said Steve Haro, a lobbyist and former senior staffer for California Democrats Sen. Dianne Feinstein and ex-Rep. Xavier
Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas principal Dean Hingson appears on The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino on October 31, 2018.
Welcome to this week’s episode of 14th and G. Today, we are joined by political strategists Doug Thornell and Ken Spain to talk about the upcoming midterms. As we reflect back on the blue wave from 2010 we discuss what
Lauren Aronson, executive director for the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing, said the administration deserves credit for the work it has been doing in this area, and pointed to the Medicare Advantage policy as a move that will have an
Thanks for joining us on another episode of 14th and G! This week, we’re sitting down with Bruce Mehlman and David Castagnetti to discuss this year’s Q4 slide deck. Take a listen for insights into a post-Kavanaugh world, the upcoming
Disruption is coming to Washington, D.C., thanks to the upcoming midterm election, a “fraught” lame duck session and a rookie 116th Congress, Republican strategist Bruce Mehlman argued Monday.
Political headwinds normally work against the party of incumbent presidents in their first midterm elections. According to an analysis by former George W. Bush administration official Bruce Mehlman, in the past 11 such midterm seasons, new presidents saw their party
Republican lobbyist Bruce Mehlman warned clients in a presentation this week (entitled “The Chaos Continues”) that the lame-duck session between the November elections and the swearing-in of the new Congress in January could be especially fraught. “We may all miss
This was a striking graphic that David Nather spotted in a recent slide deck by Bruce Mehlman of Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas. It shows how rapidly women have drifted away from the Republican Party since the 2016 election —
When people tell David Thomas they want to leave the Hill, he asks them to be sure they’ve thought the decision through. “The first thing I always ask is, ‘Are you truly ready? Are you going to miss being in