Jon Cowan
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Jonathan Cowan is president and co-founder of Third Way, a think-tank of the progressive movement. In the Clinton administration, he served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Wake up, Democrats: We’re in big trouble, and this is how to fix it

Wake up, Democrats: We’re in big trouble, and this is how to fix it

Emphasize more jobs, not just fairer jobs; and achieve social progress with less social shaming.

Don’t fill the White House with progressive conformists

Don’t fill the White House with progressive conformists

An effort to reject potential Clinton appointees based on their previous employers could be a disaster for the country.

Would you pick Donald Trump to be vice president? Trump wouldn’t.

Would you pick Donald Trump to be vice president? Trump wouldn’t.

The questionnaire for possible running mates make it clear he would fail his own vetting process.

The left’s four fiscal fantasies

The left’s four fiscal fantasies

Progressives must stop fooling themselves.