Robert Borosage

Robert Borosage

Robert Borosage is the founder and president of the Institute for America’s Future and co-director of its sister organization, the Campaign for America’s Future.

Articles by this author

Views
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 9:15am
The Presidential Race: The West Weighs in
Bernie Sanders is ignored by the media, dismissed by the pundits and the president, but he keeps on rising. Donald Trump continues to outrage, generating well-deserved condemnation in the media, opposition of panicked Republican poobahs and a barrage of negative ads from deep pocket superPACs, but...
Read more
Views
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 11:00am
Mini-Super Tuesday: The Campaigns Remain Contested
As expected, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won big in the “Mini Super Tuesday” primaries Tuesday. On the Republican side, the outsiders – Trump and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz – will brawl all the way into what still may be a contested convention. On the Democratic side, Clinton’s increased her edge in...
Read more
Views
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 10:00am
March Madness: Sanders Takes Michigan in Huge Upset
Bernie Sanders shocked the political world with a stunning victory in the Michigan primary Tuesday night, coming back from 20 percent down in polling to win by some 2 percent of the vote. After all the weeks of commentary about Bernie Sanders’ problem with black voters, the spotlight after Michigan...
Read more
Views
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 10:15am
South Carolina: Clinton’s 'Firewall' Holds
Boosted by overwhelming African-American support – particularly that of older African-American women – Hillary Clinton won a commanding victory Saturday in the South Carolina Democratic presidential primary. Sanders and Clinton have essentially split two states – Iowa and Nevada –and traded...
Read more
Views
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 8:30am
New Hampshire: Populist Uprising
“We have sent a message that will resound from Wall Street to Washington,“ presidential candidate Bernie Sanders exulted last night, after drubbing Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary. On the Republican side, Donald Trump won convincingly as predicted. The revolt against the establishment...
Read more
Views
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 1:15pm
At The New Hampshire Democratic Presidential Debate, Populism Wins
The face-off between Senator Bernie Sanders and Secretary Hillary Clinton last night in New Hampshire highlighted the strengths and vulnerabilities of both. Both put in impressive, strong performances. Both got their message out. Voters are left to decide whom they choose to believe. Populism Wins...
Read more
Views
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 10:45am
The Iowa Winnow (And Why Bernie Sanders is for Real)
The Iowa Caucuses just supercharged the 2016 presidential race. Younger and lower-income voters drove Bernie Sanders into a head heat with Hillary Clinton. A record Republican turnout of white voters elevated an odd couple – two first term Cuban-American Senators – and deflated Donald Trump, the...
Read more
Views
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 10:45am
Iowa’s Big Winner: Senator Bernie Sanders
The results of the Iowa caucuses won’t be known until late this evening, but we already know the big winner: Senator Bernie Sanders. The 24/7 chattering classes focus on whether Sanders’ young and new voters will turn out, whether his voters’ enthusiasm can match Clinton’s organization, whether the...
Read more
Views
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 11:45am
As Panic Grips Clinton Campaign, The Real Question: What's Wrong with Hillary?
Panic now grips the Clinton campaign. Polls show Bernie Sanders surging to a dramatic lead in New Hampshire and closing in Iowa. The Washington Post reports that Hillary's national numbers are dropping faster now than they did in 2008. The Clinton campaign has started throwing everything and the...
Read more
Views
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 8:15am
The Democratic Choice: Change or Continuity
Ten million people watched the Democratic debate on Sunday despite Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s best efforts to bury it on a holiday weekend night after the NFL playoffs. All three candidates had strong moments in a generally substantive debate. By the end, the...
Read more

Pages