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  • Retailers and businesses all across the nation - from high-end designers on Fifth Avenue to small neighborhood stores - are bracing for civil unrest around the 2020 Presidential Election. Read more for insights from the latest Back To Normal Barometer in this article from The Independent....

  • A groundbreaking “Back-to-Normal Barometer” survey for the first time finds 58% of Americans want to see a bi-partisan effort within Congress to get a new COVID-19 relief package passed before the end of the year. Additionally, 62% of Americans strongly agree that the time is now for our country to come together....

  • Retailers and businesses all across the nation - from high-end designers on Fifth Avenue to small neighborhood stores - are bracing for civil unrest around the 2020 Presidential Election. Read more for insights from the latest Back To Normal Barometer in this article from The Independent....

  • Americans are making another run on grocery stores, stockpiling essential goods like they did when the pandemic began, but this time with the added anxiety of a volatile election. Get more, including insights from the Back To Normal Barometer, in this article from The Hill....

  • In the final frenzied days before the U.S. election, many voters are nervous about the risk of violence and whether the results will be considered legitimate. Get insights from the latest Back To Normal Barometer, and find out more about how a diverse group of civil society organizations is restoring trust in the process, in this commentary from The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace....

  • On Oct. 2, the number of COVID-19 cases in the USA was its highest in almost two months. And as a result, citizens across the country fear a resurgent pandemic, which could lead to disruptions such as new restrictions on businesses. Get the latest from The Back To Normal Barometer in this USA Today article....

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  Rodell Mollineau, the former head of Democratic super PAC American Bridge and now a partner in the strategic communications firm ROKK Solutions, agrees that voters are more forgiving on policy inconsistencies than we give them credit. "A media consultant told me something that I’ve always...

  “A Supreme Court nomination unites Republicans across the board because it’s viewed as an institutional function,” Ron Bonjean, a GOP strategist who helped shepherd Trump’s first Supreme Court pick, Neil Gorsuch, across the finish line, said in an interview. “It’s something that every Republican believes,...

"The president is taking his giant megaphone down to the border and that is a really effective way to communicate to Americans the visual problem of border security. He described the problem in a very cerebral way from the Oval Office, and now he's going...

  Perhaps it’s a sign of the times that when I first read that freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) told a crowd of supporters that “We’re going to impeach the motherf----r,” I laughed and carried on with my day. After months of “Lock her up!” chants, learning that the...

  House Moderate Strategist Kristen Hawn to Join as Senior Advisor   Washington, D.C. – ROKK Solutions, a bipartisan public affairs firm, today welcomed senior congressional and political communications operative Kristen Hawn to its growing team as Senior Advisor. Hawn is well known in moderate Democratic circles...