Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. How Democratic Progressives Survived a Landslide (TAP) Bob Moser says that populist, localized campaign messages, not the party’s own turnout strategy, saved a few key Democratic races in the 2014 midterm elections. Roosevelt Take: Moser references Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Our partners at As You Sow are hosting a webinar on excessive executive compensation tomorrow at 2pm EST. Register here. Big Money Can’t Buy Elections – Influence is Something Else (Reuters) Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Jonathan Soros suggests stronger small-donor

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Stock Buybacks Are Killing the American Economy (The Atlantic) Nick Hanauer blames the high percentage of corporate profits going to stock buybacks for our slowed economy; that money could otherwise go to higher wages or new corporate investments. Obama and

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Under GOP Plan, Pay More for Junk Insurance, Leave More Uninsured (The Hill) Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Richard Kirsch breaks down the Republican plan for replacing the Affordable Care Act, which he says will allow barebones high-cost plans instead of

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Youth Agenda a Glaring Omission in Rauner’s State of the State (State Journal-Register) Campus Network members Rachel Riemenschneider and Samuel Wylde point to the NextGen Illinois youth policy agenda as a collection of young people’s concerns that are being overlooked. Amherst College’s

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Winners of 2015 MacArthur Awards for Nonprofit Organizations (AP) The Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network is among this year’s recipients of the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Internet Is Back to Solid Regulatory Ground (NYT) Roosevelt

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. How Radical Change Occurs: An Interview With Historian Eric Foner (The Nation) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal interviews Eric Foner about teaching the Civil War online and the relevance of the Civil War and Reconstruction eras to our current political

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Budget Day Feels a Lot Like Groundhog Day (Marketplace) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal says that year after year, the president’s budget tried to compromise with Republicans from the start, but this year’s has broken off that routine. Obamacare is

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Don’t Trade Away Our Health (NYT) Roosevelt Institute Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz argues that the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s intellectual property agreements will raise drug prices unnecessarily and slow innovation. Obama Veers Left (Politico) Ben White speaks to Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Wal-Mart’s Manufacturing Recovery? (The Hill) Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Damon Silvers says that Wal-Mart’s manufacturing initiative is really just an attempt to make people forget the company’s influence on offshoring jobs. Bernie Sanders Wants to Spend $1 Trillion on Infrastruture

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