November 30, 2023
President Biden’s campaign was given a much-needed shot in the arm this week from former President Trump’s repeated threats against ObamaCare.
Trump handed Democrats a gift when he sudden...
November 29, 2023
Health care lobbyists and advocates expect the House leadership shakeup that gave Louisiana Republican Mike Johnson the gavel and the staff exits that followed to shift more power to committee leaders...
October 16, 2023
House GOP Leadership Healthcare Aide Alye Mlinar and Ag Staff Director & former Leahy Deputy Chief Erica Chabot To Join Bipartisan Firm in October
Alyene Mlinar, one of Washington, DC’s most ...
October 3, 2023
Washington strategist discusses 2024 Presidential campaign, wondering whether both parties are trying to lose.
September 30, 2023
WASHINGTON—The small group of House Republicans bucking their party leaders and trying to push the government toward a shutdown would have carried a dismissive label in past years. They would be c...
September 26, 2023
Are both parties trying to lose the 2024 presidential election?
Driving the news: Lobbyist Bruce Mehlman of Mehlman Consulting poses that question in one of his famous decks synthesizing p...
September 6, 2023
The Senate is back, the House returns next week, and there are only 11 legislative days both Chambers are in session before the end of the Fiscal Year (September 30). In honor of the start of football...
June 27, 2023
President Biden is attempting to coin a term central to his economic message in 2024: “Bidenomics,” using the slogan to highlight the work his administration has done to turn the economy around wh...
May 9, 2023
Here’s our list of the experts and advocates, outside the government, who are playing big roles in Washington’s policy debates.
For our third annual edition of the Most Influential People Shapi...
April 29, 2023
The party, united for decades around the view that net tax increases are unacceptable, on Wednesday advanced debt-ceiling legislation that would raise taxes by more than $300 billion over a ...
March 10, 2023
WASHINGTON — After being eclipsed by immigration, crime and other issues in recent years, healthcare is moving back toward center stage in American politics.
It’s a shift that has divided R...
March 6, 2023
In addition to inflation, deglobalization & disruptive innovation, 2023 CEOs confront expanding culture wars. To successfully navigate them, C-suites need to follow four rules, offered below.
January 11, 2023
Now that Republicans have named Rep. Jason Smith (R-Mo.) as the next chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, the scramble is on to chair subcommittees and begin oversight.
December 21, 2022
Today, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas released a new report that identifies the key issues that Congress and the Biden Administration will confront next year. While Congress is racing to finis...
December 7, 2022
Three of our partners, Dean Rosen, David Thomas, and Mike Robinson, have all been included on The Hill's 2022 annual list of top lobbyists. The list honors the corporate lobbyists, hired guns, associa...
November 21, 2022
(CNN): The Devil You Know Election: “In a slide deck seeking to understand what happened in the 2022 election, Republican lobbyist Bruce Mehlman wrote: ‘Voters sought stability at a time of height...
November 18, 2022
Lobbyists are ready for Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) to lead Republicans on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee — touting him as a dealmaker who can work across party l...
August 17, 2022
Up until a few years ago, the prevailing perception of telehealth was that it was some futuristic, Jetson-like nice-to-have for a limited set of use cases. Of course, this was misguided, but it r...
June 16, 2022
As an expert on America’s complex health care system, Dean Rosen G’90, L’90 says health care became his focus by accident, but has endured because of his work’s important interplay and interse...
May 3, 2022
Washington’s Most Influential People: THE 250 EXPERTS AND ADVOCATES—OUTSIDE THE GOVERNMENT—WHO’LL BE SHAPING THE POLICY DEBATES OF THE YEARS TO COME.
There’s an old story about a senator ...
February 11, 2022
POLITICO Influence: ‘Telehealth Cliff’ Draws Lobbying From Nontraditional Players
‘TELEHEALTH CLIFF’ DRAWS LOBBYING FROM NONTRADITIONAL PLAYERS: “Ahead of an election-year spending sho...
November 15, 2021
Down to the Wire: What to Expect as Congress Hurdles Towards Critical December Deadlines
True to form, the nation’s most infamous procrastinating governmental body finds itself bumping up on severa...
September 10, 2021
Reports of the death of bipartisanship in Washington are greatly exaggerated. From making drinking water safer to improving surface transportation to declaring Juneteenth a federal holiday, lawmakers ...
July 28, 2021
About the authors: Paul N.D. Thornell is a principal at Mehlman Consulting and a board member of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Larry Parks is chair of the Potomac Coalition. Kev...