About the authors: Paul N.D. Thornell is a principal at Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas and a board member of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Larry Parks is chair of the Potomac Coalition. Kevin Chavers is the
Zach Mallove, a longtime aide to Patty Murray, the Senate’s No. 3 Democrat, joined Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas this week as a principal. Mallove worked for Murray for almost a decade, serving most recently as the Senate HELP chair’s
Congress is back in town, and it’s Infrastructure Week FOR REAL this time. Dean is joined by his colleagues at the firm, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas, to break down both infrastructure tracks, in both chambers, with predictions
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The leading bipartisan government relations firm Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas (Mehlman Castagnetti) announced today that it is continuing to add top-tier talent, bringing on senior Democratic Hill staffer Rosemary Gutierrez as a Principal. Gutierrez spent more
Congress is in recess and there’s no better time to take a higher level look at the state of our politics and the elections ahead. To help with that that, Dean is joined by Washington Post columnist Henry Olsen. Dean
Republicans Face Diversity Versus Seniority Challenge on Key Finance Panel By: Zachary Warmbrodt A race to fill one of the most coveted committee seats in Congress is forcing Republican leaders to make a tough choice between how much they value
Bruce Mehlman Interviews Will Hurd. 4/14/2021
Bruce Mehlman Interviews former DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar. 6/23/2021
Mayo Clinic President and CEO Dr. Gianrico Farrugia and Bruce Mehlman discuss Transforming Healthcare in a Post-COVID World. 6/9/2021
Former TN Governor Bill Haslam and Bruce Mehlman discuss Bill’s new book “Faithful Presence: The Promise & Peril of Faith in the Public Square” 6/17/2021 Click here to view Faithful Presence on Amazon.
Bruce Mehlman Interviews Jeb Bush. 4/4/2021
Bruce Mehlman Interviews Ursula Burns. 4/1/2021
Bruce Mehlman Interviews General David Petraeus. 3/31/2021
Adam Grant and Bruce Mehlman discuss Adam’s new book “Think Again” 3/19/2021 Click here to view Think Again on Amazon.
Dana Perino and Bruce Mehlman discuss Dana’s new book “Everything Will Be Okay” 3/5/2021 Click Here to view Everything Will Be Okay on Amazon.
Bruce Mehlman Interviews Mellody Hobson. 2/25/2021
Bruce Mehlman Interviews Katherine Gehl and Greg Orman. 3/17/2021
Bruce Mehlman Interviews Sir Ronald Cohen and Dina Powell. 2/2/2021 Click here to view Impact on Amazon.
Fred Ryan and Bruce Mehlman discuss Fred’s new book “Wine and the White House: A History” 3/26/2021 Click here to view Wine and the White House on Amazon.
Bruce Mehlman Interviews Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. 12/16/2020
Bruce Mehlman Interviews Steve Case. 12/9/2020
Bruce Mehlman Interviews David Rubenstein. 11/24/2020
Eurasia Group’s Dr. Ian Bremmer speaks with Bruce Mehlman about current geopolitical trends and issues. 10/21/20
PRESS RELEASE – Tuesday, June 8, 2021 CONTACT: David Thomas: (202) 997-9379 Perkins and Flood Join Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas; Expanding Top Bipartisan Team WASHINGTON —The bipartisan government affairs firm Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas (MCRT) today announced the
14th & G notched a win when DC Mayor Muriel Bowser lifted the Nationals’ Park mask mandate! But Congress still has a big month ahead of it and the Senate is poised to send legislation to the House (mass hysteria!) Today, Dean and
By Lydia O’Neal and Kaustuv Basu Democrats who have spent the past four years railing against the 2017 tax code overhaul appear hesitant to roll back one of that law’s broad business tax breaks. That reluctance is underlined in the
Biden addressed a joint session of Congress and we hear responses from both sides of the aisle. Today, Dean sits down with his colleagues Democrat David Thomas and Republican Bruce Mehlman. They discuss the implications of Biden’s multi-trillion dollar spending
WASHINGTON —Bipartisan government affairs firm Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas today announced that long-time Congressional committee staff director, Steve Cote, is joining their team. “Steve understands how to get things done,” founding partner Bruce Mehlman said. “His knowledge of policy,
14th & G: Biden’s NEXT 100 Days, Party Civil Wars, and Woke Corporate America – A NEW 2021 in 21 Minutes
The first 100 days of the Biden administration are wrapping up, and we’re handing out grades. Today, Dean sits down with his colleagues Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas. Together, they break down 2021 in 21 minutes and predict
The private sector gives their side on antitrust compliance. This week, Dean concludes the American Antitrust series with Patricia Nakache, General Partner at Trinity Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm. Dean and Patricia discuss how venture capital firms approach
Welcome to 14th & G. If you want to understand current events in antitrust, you need to know the history of antitrust in America. In this week’s episode, Dean continues Part 3 of the American Antirust series by sitting down
14th & G: Modern Media, the Republican Party Revamp, and the Return of Earmarks with Jonathan Last of The Bulwark
Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by Jonathan Last, editor of The Bulwark, a news network that provides political analysis free without partisan loyalties. Dean and Jonathan discuss how the media landscape has evolved, becoming more partisan
14th & G: American Antitrust: The Future of U.S. Competition Policy with former FTC Chairman, Jon Leibowitz
Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is out with Part 2 of his series on American Antitrust. He is joined by Jon Leibowitz who served as Commissioner (2004 – 2009) and Chairman (2009 – 2013) of the Federal Trade
14th & G: American Antitrust: The Future of U.S. Competition Policy with former Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim
Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean starts Part One of a four-part series on American Antitrust. He is joined by Makan Delrahim who served as the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of
‘Where Am I?’: Black Staffers Describe Hurdles of Working on Capitol Hill Before she studied congressional staffers, LaShonda Brenson considered becoming one of them. In college, she interned for a member of the Congressional Black Caucus but quickly realized the
Welcome to 14th & G. Dean is joined today by his colleague (and former Assistant Secretary of Commerce in the Obama Administration) Steve Haro. They discuss how the nomination and confirmation process is shaping up for the new administration, a
Obamacare Veteran Brooks-LaSure Named to Lead Medicare Agency President Joe Biden has chosen Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to run his Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, tasking the experienced health policy staffer with expanding the Affordable Care Act and rolling back Trump-era
Welcome to 14th & G. Today Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas. Together they break down 2021 in 21 minutes. Thank you for listening.
Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by the firm’s founding partners to discuss our quarterly review of politics and policy “Crossroads: Challenges and Choices in a Low Trust World” Thanks for listening!
The Questions About Race and Economics the Senate Should Ask Biden’s Nominees Paul Thornell and David Clunie To the Members of the United States Senate: As Senate hearings commence this week to consider the nominations of Biden-Harris designees for economic
Lobbyists Anticipating Compromise From Narrowly Divided Congress By Megan R. Wilson | January 11, 2021 1:58PM ET Lobbyists are preparing for a rush of activity once President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated and are optimistic that the narrowly divided Congress will
Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas, to break down the events of the most tumultuous week in recent American History. Thank you for listening
14th & G: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Budget Reconciliation *but were too afraid to ask*
Byrd Bath, Instructions, and the Parliamentarian: Dean is joined by two Senate veterans of reconciliation battles, Republican Laura Dove and Democrat Bill Dauster, to discuss how budget reconciliation can and can’t be used to implement public policy. Welcome to 14th
14th & G: Tech’s Role in the American Recovery: the Tech Policy Forecast, American Cyber Defenses, and the Case for Tech Optimism with ITI’s Jason Oxman
Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined today by ITI President and CEO Jason Oxman to discuss the technology sector’s role in the economic recovery, how to harden America’s cyber defense, and why the Luddites won’t return to
14th & G: The College Speaks and the Lame Duck Quacks – NEW! 2020 In 20 Minutes with Bruce Mehlman and David Thomas
Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas to break down the few remaining days of 2020 in 20 Minutes. Thanks for listening!
Welcome to 14th & G. How will American Sports emerge from this pandemic season, when will we back in stadiums, and what’s the deal with MASN blackouts of Nats and Orioles games? Dean breaks it all down with Axios Sports
The Hill’s Top Lobbyists 2020: Hired Guns 2020 was a chaotic year for K Street, with the coronavirus pandemic and lobbying battles for COVID-19 relief legislation consuming much of the year. The presidential and congressional elections also kept lobbyists busy
Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by the chief economist for the world’s #1 job site Indeed.com, Jed Kolko. They discuss the state of our workforce, the prospects for economic recovery post-pandemic, and the future of work.
Welcome to 14th & G. Today, Dean is joined by his colleague and former Obama Administration Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Steve Haro. They’ll discuss the confirmation process and the names in the mix for the incoming Biden Cabinet. Thanks for
NEW 2020 In 20 Minutes: The Lame Duck Finish, Biden Administration Takes Shape, and the Incredible Shrinking House Majority
Stuff your turkey and get a full rundown on the shape of the incoming Biden Administration, governing the House with a bare majority, and how the lame duck wraps up the year. Dean is joined by his colleagues, Republican Bruce