WASHINGTON - February 23 - After two consecutive elections in which Democratic candidates failed to turn clear economic advantages into electoral victory, a debate is raging over what the Democrats should do now. Economic Policy Institute founder Jeff Faux will join former White House economic adviser Gene Sperling to discuss their differing economic strategies for Democrats and progressives on Thursday afternoon.
Faux is the author of "The Global Class War: How America's Bipartisan Elite Lost Our Future and What It Will Take To Win In It Back." Sperling recently released his book, "The Pro-Growth Progressive: An Economic Strategy For Shared Prosperity."
WHAT: Defining a Progressive Economic Strategy For America's Future
WHEN: TODAY, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Economic Policy Institute, 1333 H Street, NW, 3rd floor, Washington, D.C.
-- Jeff Faux, founder of the Economic Policy Institute
-- Gene Sperling, former adviser to President Clinton
-- Roger Hickey, co-director of the Campaign for America's Future
NOTE: Space is limited. Media representatives interested in covering this event should reserve space by contacting Jessica Mantooth at 202-955-5665 ext. 113 or by signing up at http://www.ourfuture.org