Mark Schmitt is director of the program on political reform at the New America Foundation and former executive editor of The American Prospect.
The Senate's passage of health reform is a great step forward but reveals how difficult future legislative victories, and governing, will be for Obama.Mark SchmittDec 24, 2009
It's not just about the president. His successes and failures are tests of the progressive infrastructure.Mark SchmittDec 18, 2009
We're so prepared for bills to get worse as they grind through Congress that it's a shock when they sometimes get a lot better.Mark SchmittDec 14, 2009