Treasury Rumors: Replacements for Geithner on Either Side a Fairly Sorry Lot

By: Monday October 1, 2012 2:11 pm

The next Administration, whoever it may be, will feature a new direction on policies around economic and finance issues. That’s because, even if Barack Obama wins re-election, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has announced that he would leave his post. So you either get a Romney Presidency and an entirely new direction on these policies, or [...]

DLC Dies, But Its Ideas and Legacy Live On

By: Monday February 7, 2011 1:32 pm

For all the talk of how liberals picked up the “progressive” brand to evade the long history of demonization that conservatives associated with that word, the centrist wing of the party has pulled off a pretty impressive bit of brand management over the past several years. In the beginning (OK, the 1990s) there was the [...]

Bruce Reed Sidles Back Into the White House

By: Friday January 14, 2011 10:14 am

The hires of Gene Sperling and Bill Daley cemented the conventional wisdom that the Administration would tack right for the 2012 election. I wasn’t entirely certain. They were replacing Rahm Emanuel and Larry Summers, after all. I didn’t see a lot of change one way or the other here. But the hiring of Bruce Reed [...]

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