Giving Back

Giving Back

Last January, one of our founding partners came across a story in a local paper: An elementary-school toy drive in the District’s fifth ward had left teachers and local leaders scrambling for presents after an outside fundraiser failed to deliver. Last year, when...

Returning from Recess III: America First Put To The Test

As we head into the fall, and towards the end of the fiscal year, Congress is already back in Washington with a packed agenda. If April recess brought the economy to the foreground, August recess was sure to bring a government spending plan front and center. However,...
Mergers & Acquisitions: Why You Must Think Politically

Mergers & Acquisitions: Why You Must Think Politically

Governing is hard. It’s no great secret. Any student of American history knows our nation’s founders structured the federal government to be a slow, deliberative body on purpose. But in a time characterized by partisan gridlock, some may wonder: Is it still important...
Building A Message That Resonates Across Party Lines

Building A Message That Resonates Across Party Lines

The Washington Examiner’s Paul Bedard came out last week with an interesting look at FTP client North America’s Building Trades Union, who hosted President Donald Trump on Tuesday at their annual legislative conference despite endorsing and advocating forcefully...

Regulatory Reform 101: How To Cut Red Tape

It’s no secret that the desire to pursue regulatory reform has been pent-up among Republican lawmakers for some time. Despite Republican control of Congress since 2014, the threat of a veto during the Obama Administration limited what could be accomplished on the...

Ensuring Your Message Breaks Through In A New Washington

An ever shortening news cycle. Public policy made 140 characters at a time.  Nomination fights that go on through the night. A record number of phone calls hitting the House and Senate circuits. A Supreme Court nomination battle upcoming, along with debates about tax...