Steve Rosenthal

Steve Rosenthal is the former political director of the AFL-CIO, and has been a labor and progressive strategist for nearly 40 years.

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Early projections of who’s ‘electable’ have seldom been right. If you’re worried about electability, go register voters in swing states. Read more



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It’s time for Democrats to begin their ground game in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Responding to the pro-labor upsurge, candidates are no longer shunning the “u” word. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Some rules of engagement for Democratic candidates and their supporters Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Not between the U.S. and Mexico. Rather, two blue walls of states where Trump can’t prevail. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

The right promised its anti-union campaigns would yield Republican victories in 2018. But unions have been bouncing back, as the GOP’s defeats make clear. Read more

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