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November 2017

11/17/2017: Ben Koltun authors op-ed analyzing the looming government shutdown threat on CNBC

11/2/2017: Stephen Myrow analyzes the prospects for the House’s tax reform bill on Canada’s Business News Network

11/2/2017: Stephen Myrow discusses the impact of Jay Powell’s nomination as the next Fed chair on Canada’s Business News Network

11/1/2017: Stephen Myrow comments on efforts to repeal the Obamacare individual mandate through tax reform in the Financial Times

October 2017

10/27/2017: Stephen Myrow explains why Jay Powell is likely Fed chair nominee on Fox Business News

10/26/2017: Stephen Myrow cautions against exuberance over tax reform in the Financial Times

10/17/2017: Stephen Myrow analyzes President Trump’s Fed chair options on Fox Business News

10/11/2017: Brandon Barford speaks to Morning Consult about the politics of emergency funding for Puerto Rico

10/2/2017: Brandon Barford discusses Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) and his oversight approach in Bloomberg BNA

September 2017

9/27/2017: Stephen Myrow identifies the critical missing element of tax reform in the New York Times’ Dealbook 

9/22/2017: Stephen Myrow addresses the staffing shortage at the Treasury Department in Bloomberg News

9/13/2017: Stephen Myrow describes the prospects for tax reform in the Financial Times

9/12/2017: Brandon Barford discusses the chances for policy related changes to the Dodd-Frank Act in Morning Consult

9/6/2017: Brandon Barford comments in Bloomberg BNA regarding the shifting views in Congress towards a commission structure for the CFPB

August 2017

8/18.2018: Stephen Myrow addresses investors’ perception of National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn on CNBC

July 2017

7/19/2017: Stephen Myrow discusses Trump administration’s more aggressive posture towards China in Bloomberg News

7/18/2017: Stephen Myrow comments on why healthcare is failing in the Senate in the Financial Times

June 2017

6/22/2017: Brandon Barford talks McConnell’s compromise of the American Health Care Act to repeal Obamacare in the Financial Times

6/21/2017: Brandon Barford discusses the Senate’s healthcare reform bill in the Financial Times

6/20/2017: Brandon Barford explains how Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen can hire a general counsel to support her policy goals in Quartz

6/7/2017: Stephen Myrow comments on the Treasury Department’s personnel challenges in Bloomberg News

May 2017

5/30/2017: Stephen Myrow discusses President’s Trump trade policy on CNBC

5/25/2017: Stephen Myrow explains the political objective of President Trump’s budget proposal in Bloomberg Businessweek

5/21/2017: Stephen Myrow comments on the political impact of President Trump’s first budget proposal in the Wall Street Journal

5/19/2017: Stephen Myrow addresses the opportunities and challenges for President Trump on his first foreign trip on CNBC

5/18/2017: Stephen Myrow explains how the GOP’s legislative agenda remains on track despite the White House turmoil in the Financial Times

5/18/2017: Stephen Myrow analyzes the impact of the special prosecutor appointment on the GOP’s legislative agenda on CNBC

5/16/2017: Stephen Myrow discusses the impact of the White House turmoil on the Trump administration’s agenda on Canada’s Business News Network

5/15/2017: Brandon Barford shares his views regarding housing finance reform with Morning Consult

5/1/2017: Stephen Myrow comments on the significance of the budget deal for future bipartisan compromises in the Financial Times

April 2017

4/19/2017: Stephen Myrow discusses the prospects for tax reform and its impact on the real estate sector on CNBC

4/17/2017: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed explaining how the White House power dynamics resemble “Game of Thrones” on CNBC

March 2017

3/31/2017: Bloomberg News highlights Beacon Policy Advisors’ expectation that the new administration will block a wide range of cross-border deals as part of Trump’s America First agenda

3/29/2017: Stephen Myrow analyzes the prospects for tax reform and other elements of the Trump agenda on CNBC

3/28/2017: Stephen Myrow discusses the likelihood and contours of tax reform on Canada’s Business News Network

3/27/2017: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed deconstructing the core elements of the Trump rally on CNBC

February 2017

2/23/2017: Brandon Barford comments on Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s appetite for housing finance reform in Bloomberg News

2/15/2017: Stephen Myrow addresses the impact of the Trump campaign’s Russian contacts on the Trump administration’s relationship with Congress in the Financial Times

2/13/2017: Brandon Barford states that Trump administration financial reforms must be viewed through a populist lens in the Financial Times

2/6/2017: Stephen Myrow discusses Trump administration’s America First agenda in context of China and Mexico on Canada’s Business News Network

2/6/2017: Stephen Myrow comments on Trump administration’s unorthodox currency policy in Bloomberg News

2/5/2017: Beacon Spotlight Report analyzing Trump administration’s budget policy cited in the Wall Street Journal

January 2017

1/23/2017: Alana Dovner discusses the likelihood that Congress approves President Trump’s proposal to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices in the New York Times

1/21/2017: Brandon Barford analyzes President Trump’s ACA related executive order in the Financial Times

1/16/2017: Stephen Myrow discusses the confirmation process for Trump administration Cabinet nominees in the Wall Street Journal

1/11/2017: Brandon Barford highlights the slow-moving process behind repealing aspects of Dodd-Frank in the Financial Times

1/9/2017: Stephen Myrow explains the evolving power dynamics in President-elect Trump’s inner circle on Canada’s Business News Network

1/6/2017: Brandon Barford predicts a new era of deregulation has arrived in Washington, DC in the Financial Times

December 2016

12/9/2016: Brandon Barford and Alana Dovner analyze the nature of President-elect Trump’s threat to pharma in the New York Times

12/8/2016: Brandon Barford discusses the prospect of federal student loan refinancing under the Trump administration in Bloomberg News

12/2/2016: Brandon Barford comments on the conservatorship of the GSEs under the Trump administration in Bloomberg News

November 2016

11/30/2016: Brandon Barford discusses the appointment of Rep. Tom Price MD (R-GA) as HHS secretary in the Financial Times

11/29/2016: Stephen Myrow dissects the power players and policy implications of the Trump transition team on Canada’s Business News Network

11/29/2016: Brandon Barford details the incoming Trump administration’s regulatory views on financial services regulation in Morning Consult 

11/22/2016: Stephen Myrow comments on the Trump administration’s likely approach to regulating big banks in Bloomberg News

11/21/2016: Beacon’s Weekly Horizon highlights Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions’ views on immigration and private prisons in Bloomberg News

11/13/2016: Brandon Barford discusses the Trump transition team’s financial services views in Reuters

11/11/2016: Brandon Barford predicts NAVI could be sued by CFPB and state attorneys general in wake of Trump victory

11/9/2016: Brandon Barford comments on the impact of a Republican sweep on housing finance reform in Bloomberg News

11/9/2016: Brandon Barford predicts regional and community bank regulatory relief legislation in The Hill

11/9/2016: Stephen Myrow analyzes the impact of the incoming Trump administration on Canada’s Business News Network

11/9/2016: Stephen Myrow addresses the new power dynamic in Washington in the Financial Times

11/7/2016: Stephen Myrow discusses the likely impact of the elections in an interview on NPR’s Marketplace

October 2016

10/31/2016: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on why Paul Ryan needs to come up with an exit strategy on CNBC

10/28/2016: Stephen Myrow analyzes the electoral impact of the FBI’s resumed investigation of Clinton’s e-mails on Canada’s Business News Network

10/27/2016: Beacon’s Spotlight Report on Clinton’s Kitchen Cabinet highlighted in Politico’s Morning Money

10/22/2016: Rachel Pierson comments on the regulatory process if AT&T plans to buy Time Warner in Buzzfeed

10/21/2016: Brandon Barford discusses how online lenders are addressing regulatory scrutiny in The New York Times

10/10/2016: Stephen Myrow explains how presidential race is now all about the down-ballot fallout for GOP in the Financial Times

10/9/2016: Stephen Myrow discusses the electoral implications of Donald Trump’s video scandal in the Financial Times

September 2016

9/27/2016: Alana Dovner’s forecast of legislative action on prescription drug prices under a Clinton presidency is featured in Bloomberg News

9/19/2016: Brandon Barford comments on the overdraft rule and the CFPB’s priorities moving forward in Bloomberg BNA

9/13/2016: Brandon Barford discusses the process behind Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s (R-TX) Financial CHOICE Act in Bloomberg News

9/12/2016: Brandon Barford analyzes marketplace lending and the debate over fintech in SAGE businessresearcher

9/8/2016: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on the prospects for corporate tax reform in light of the EU’s tax ruling against Apple in The Hill

9/2/2016: Stephen Myrow explains how the EU’s tax ruling against Apple impacts corporate tax reform in BuzzFeed News

9/1/2016: Brandon Barford comments on the Senate Banking Committee’s agenda and the end of Sen. Richard Shelby’s (R-AL) tenure as chairman in Bloomberg BNA

August 2016

8/25/2016: Stephen Myrow discusses challenges facing next Treasury secretary in Bloomberg News

8/23/2016: Alana Dovner’s analysis of private prisons is highlighted by Bloomberg News

8/11/2016: Stephen Myrow comments on Hillary Clinton’s economic policy in Bloomberg Politics

July 2016

7/26/2016: Stephen Myrow discusses the Democratic National Convention and its market implications on Canada’s Business News Network

7/21/2016: Stephen Myrow analyzes the impact of Senator Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) refusal to endorse Donald Trump in the Financial Times

7/19/2016: Stephen Myrow discusses the Republican National Convention and its market implications on Canada’s Business News Network

June 2016

6/30/2016: Stephen Myrow comments on House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) role in getting PROMESA passed in the Wall Street Journal

6/29/2016: Stephen Myrow analyzes the trade and energy sector impacts of the Three Amigos Summit on Canada’s Business News Network

6/23/2016: Brandon Barford offers analysis on the emerging splits between Puerto Rican bondholders in Bloomberg News

6/22/2015: Rachel Pierson discusses President Obama’s environmental legacy in the Financial Times

6/22/2016: Brandon Barford comments on CFPB regulation of small business lending in Bloomberg BNA

6/20/2016: Brandon Barford theorizes about the role Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) could have as Hillary Clinton’s VP in the American Banker

6/7/2016: Stephen Myrow speaks about the implications of Hillary Clinton as the presumptive Democratic nominee on Canada’s Business News Network

6/6/2016: Brandon Barford discusses the lack of impact the Puerto Rican primary results will have on the fate of the PROMESA bill before Congress in Bloomberg News

6/2/2016: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on how investors are right on Trump but wrong about Clinton on CNBC

May 2016

5/24/2016: Brandon Barford comments on Puerto Rico legislation in Morning Consult

5/23/2016: Stephen Myrow analyzes Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders’ investment prospects in Morning Consult

5/11/2016: Brandon Barford comments on Google’s ban on payday lending ads in BuzzFeed News

5/6/2016: Stephen Myrow addresses Donald Trump’s comments on the US debt in Financial Times

5/4/2016: Stephen Myrow discusses general election prospects for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Canada’s Business News Network

5/4/2016: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) going all-in on Puerto Rico and tax reform in The Hill

April 2016

4/26/2016: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on how Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) could save the GOP by losing to Hillary Clinton on CNBC

4/26/2016: Brandon Barford  addresses marketplace lender Avant and the hierarchy of consumer loan repayment in the Chicago Tribune

4/25/2016: Brandon Barford offers analysis on the new GOP definition of “bailout” in the context of Puerto Rico in Morning Consult

4/20/2016: Stephen Myrow speaks about the battle for the GOP presidential nomination and its market implications on Canada’s Business News Network

4/6/2016: Stephen Myrow discusses the impact of the Treasury Department’s new inversions rules with The Takeaway’s John Hockenberry

4/5/2016: Stephen Myrow comments on the Treasury Department’s new inversions rules in Financial Times

March 2016

3/30/2016: Stephen Myrow comments on MetLife’s court victory in its fight to avoid a SIFI designation in Financial Times

3/29/2016: Brandon Barford explains the CFPB’s approach to regulating marketplace lending in Bloomberg BNA

3/15/2016: Stephen Myrow discusses the implications of a general election contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Canada’s Business News Network

February 2016

2/2/2016: Brandon Barford analyzes the results of the Iowa caucuses as they relate to financial services regulation in the American Banker

January 2016

1/25/2016: Brandon Barford speaks to Morning Consult about a control board for Puerto Rico

1/11/2016: Brandon Barford comments on House efforts to draft Puerto Rico related legislation in Bloomberg News

1/5/2016: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on how Saudi-Iran tensions could drive oil prices lower on CNBC

December 2015

12/17/2015: Stephen Myrow addresses big banks’ reduced political leverage in Bloomberg News

12/16/2015: Stephen Myrow explains political motivation behind REIT spin-off restriction in the Wall Street Journal

12/16/2015: Stephen Myrow weighs in on significance of end of year budget and tax deal in Financial Times

12/15/2015: Brandon Barford discusses regulator and Hill interest in marketplace lending in Bloomberg News

12/9/2015: Brandon Barford comments on Puerto Rico’s continued attempts to garner assistance in Washington in Bloomberg News

12/8/2015: Brandon Barford analyzes Congressional oversight of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) in Morning Consult

12/3/2015: Stephen Myrow explains why Congress is unlikely to take action on Puerto Rico’s fiscal problems in the Wall Street Journal

November 2015

11/30/2015: Brandon Barford speaks to Bloomberg News about the focus of Senate Republicans during the Judiciary Committee’s hearing on Puerto Rico

11/19/2015: Stephen Myrow comments on the anticipated Treasury Department’s actions to reduce the benefits of tax inversions in Financial Times

11/18/2015: Stephen Myrow addresses the forthcoming Treasury Department measures to stem inversion in Financial Times

11/18/2015: Stephen Myrow discusses the Treasury Department’s regulatory prospects for stemming inversions in Bloomberg News

11/5/2015: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed about House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) agenda on CNBC

October 2015

10/23/2015: Stephen Myrow speaks about the politics surrounding the debt limit on the UK’s Share Radio

10/21/2015: Brandon Barford discusses the Obama administration’s Puerto Rico legislative proposal in Bloomberg News

10/21/2015: Stephen Myrow addresses the latest debt limit showdown in Financial Times

10/14/2015: Brandon Barford explains Republican reluctance to pass any Puerto Rico related legislation in Bloomberg News

September 2015

9/25/2015: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed about the prospects for tax reform on CNBC

9/20/2015: Nick Mizaur weighs in on the SEC and its role in cybersecurity in Financial Times

9/10/2015: Stephen Myrow discusses the risk of a government shutdown in Financial Times

August 2015

8/24/2015: Rachel Pierson comments on oil export policy in Financial Times

July 2015

7/30/2015: Stephen Myrow addresses the oil export ban and Keystone XL pipeline issues on Canada’s Business News Network

7/30/2015: Stephen Myrow comments on Ex-Im Bank’s legislative challenges in Morning Consult

7/29/2015: Brandon Barford talks about the lack of a unified Puerto Rican voice in Washington in Bloomberg News

7/28/2015: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed about how Congress will not provide assistance to Puerto Rico on CNBC

7/22/2015: Brandon Barford analyzes the ability of the Federal Financing Bank to provide loan Guarantees to Puerto Rico in Bloomberg News

7/14/2015: Brandon Barford discusses the relationship between Congress and the Federal Reserve in Reuters

7/01/2015: Brandon Barford speaks about the growing popularity of online marketplace lending in Morning Consult

June 2015

6/11/2015: Nick Mizaur outlines the future regulatory landscape for wearable health tech in Morning Consult

6/5/2015: Stephen Myrow discusses the conflict over Ex-Im Bank’s reauthorization in Bloomberg News

May 2015

5/24/2015: Rachel Pierson talks about Congress and the oil export ban in Reuters

5/21/2015: Brandon Barford comments on the chances for financial regulatory reform in the wake of a partisan committee markup in Financial Times

5/19/2015: Brandon Barford weighs the chances for both Republicans and Democrats to vote for financial regulatory reform in Financial Times

5/7/2015: Brandon Barford discusses the inability and political reluctance of the US Treasury and Federal Reserve to bail out Puerto Rico in Bloomberg News

April 2015

4/8/2015: Rachel Pierson comments on the effect of expiring solar tax credits in Morning Consult

March 2015

3/27/2015: Rachel Pierson speaks on budget amendment votes and congressional energy policy in Morning Consult

3/20/2015: Rachel Pierson talks about rules for fracking on federal lands in Financial Times

3/16/15: Brandon Barford weighs the relationship between Jeb Hensarling and Richard Shelby and its impact on Federal Reserve reform efforts for Morning Consult

3/13/15: Brandon Barford discusses reforms to the New York Fed in Reuters

3/10/15: Brandon Barford co-authors column on drone regulations for Morning Consult

February 2015

2/24/15: Brandon Barford predicts Republicans will pass short-term “clean” funding extension for DHS in Financial Times

January 2015

1/15/15: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on the upcoming congressional fiscal fights on CNBC

1/15/15: Brandon Barford speaks on Senator Shelby’s (R-AL) agenda and staff as the new chair of Senate Banking

1/4/15: Stephen Myrow comments on crude oil export policy debate in Financial Times

December 2014

12/10/14: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on the political impediment to crude oil exports on CNBC

12/10/14: Stephen Myrow analyzes the FY15 spending bill in Financial Times

November 2014

11/24/14: Brandon Barford talks about rising scrutiny of the Federal Reserve on Capitol Hill in Bloomberg News

11/21/14: Stephen Myrow comments on the controversy over the Fed’s regulation of big banks in Businessweek

11/18/14: Stephen Myrow discusses implications of failed Senate Keystone vote in Financial Times

11/5/14: Stephen Myrow analyzes the midterm elections implications on Canada’s Business News Network

October 2014

10/30/14: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on whether the GOP has reached the tipping point to win Senate control on CNBC

10/24/14: Brandon Barford discusses how Senator Shelby (R-AL) would conduct oversight of regulators if chairman of Senate Banking Committee in MarketWatch

10/23/14: Brandon Barford talks about how Senator Shelby would treat banks as chairman of Senate Banking Committee in Bloomberg News

10/21/14: Brandon Barford comments on impact of GOP-led Senate on the CFPB for the Washington Examiner

10/20/14: Brandon Barford authors column on how housing activists are poised for incremental gains for Morning Consult

10/17/14: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed about how the Ebola outbreak impacts the midterm elections on CNBC

10/16/14: Stephen Myrow comments on political perception of President Obama’s handling of Ebola crisis in Financial Times

10/9/14: Stephen Myrow and Brandon Barford co-author op-ed about Obamacare’s impact on Fed rate on CNBC

September 2014

9/24/14: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed about 2016 presidential race on CNBC

9/23/14: Stephen Myrow comments on political objective of new inversion regulations in Financial Times

9/23/14: Stephen Myrow analyzes the impact of new inversion regulations in Financial Times

9/18/14: Brandon Barford discusses impact of Scottish independence vote in Politico

9/9/14: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on the economic nature of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on CNBC

9/2/14: Stephen Myrow discusses Ex-Im Bank reauthorization in Financial Times

August 2014

8/29/14: Stephen Myrow discusses the politics of corporate tax inversions in Bloomberg News

8/25/14: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on the impact of Obama’s approval rating on the midterm elections on CNBC

8/14/14: Stephen Myrow authors op-ed on tax inversions on CNBC

July 2014

7/29/14: Stephen Myrow addresses the impact of new sanctions against Russia in Bloomberg News

7/24/14: Stephen Myrow comments on the political context of Paul Ryan’s anti-poverty proposal in Financial Times

7/21/14: Brandon Barford discusses the new battle lines being formed on the 4 year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act’s passage in Morning Consult

7/20/14: Stephen Myrow analyzes the prospects for further sanctions against Russia in Bloomberg News

7/9/14: Stephen Myrow authors article on Ex-Im Bank reauthorization in The Hill

7/2/14: Stephen Myrow explains the limits of federal government assistance to Puerto Rico in Bloomberg News

June 2014

6/30/14: Stephen Myrow discusses the policy argument for reauthorizing Ex-Im Bank in Bloomberg News

6/27/14: Stephen Myrow talks about the forces behind the push to kill the Ex-Im Bank in Bloomberg News

6/25/14: Stephen Myrow comments on the political calculus surrounding the Ex-Im Bank reauthorization in Financial Times

6/11/14: Stephen Myrow explains the market ramifications of Rep. Eric Cantor’s primary loss on Canada’s Business News Network

6/11/14: Brandon Barford discusses how Wall St. has differing relationships with Reps. Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) in Bloomberg News

6/11/14: Brandon Barford analyzes how current House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) would function as House Majority Leader in the American Banker

6/2/14: Brandon Barford comments on the political implications of the new EPA climate change plan in Financial Times

6/1/14: Brandon Barford discusses FSOC and the Federal Reserve Board’s efforts to regulate insurance companies in the Morning Consult

May 2014

5/12/14: Rachel Pierson explains the challenges of passing energy efficiency legislation in Financial Times

5/4/14: Rachel Pierson discusses the impending Keystone XL Senate vote in Financial Times

April 2014

4/29/14: Stephen Myrow talks about Russian sanctions and midterm elections on Canada’s Business News Network

4/14/14: Brandon Barford discusses FHFA Director Mel Watt’s role in GSE reform debate in Reuters

March 2014

3/21/14: Stephen Myrow talks about the effects of U.S. sanctions against Russia in Bloomberg

3/7/14: Stephen Myrow explains how U.S. could use financial and economic leverage to address Ukraine crisis on CNBC’s The Kudlow Report

3/7/14: Brandon Barford discusses U.S. loan guarantees for Ukraine in the Fiscal Times

3/4/14:  Stephen Myrow speaks on NPR’s All Things Considered about potential sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

3/4/14: Brandon Barford addresses U.S. energy export policy in Financial Times

3/3/14: Stephen Myrow co-authors op-ed on the Ukraine crisis in The Wall Street Journal

February 2014

2/24/14: Stephen Myrow discusses potential designation of large asset managers as systemically important financial institutions in Bloomberg

2/19/14:  Brandon Barford talks about FHFA Director Mel Watt and former Acting Director Ed DeMarco in Reuters

2/18/14:  Stephen Myrow explains the changing energy policy landscape in North America on Canada’s Business News Network

2/18/14:  Stephen Myrow comments on new Federal Reserve rule regulating large foreign banks in MarketWatch

2/12/14: Brandon Barford discusses housing finance reform legislation in American Banker