• Governor O’Malley and Senator Begich Announce NewDEAL Leaders and Honorary Regional Chair October 22, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2014 Today, NewDEAL Honorary Co-Chairs Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that eleven state and local elected leaders from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders and that California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has been named as one ...
  • Gov. O’Malley and Sen. Begich Announce Next Round of NewDEAL Leaders April 9, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 9, 2014 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that nine rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders for their work championing pro-growth progressive ideas. The nine latest NewDEAL leaders hail from diverse areas around the ...
  • Next 12 NewDEAL Leaders Announced by Governor O’Malley and Senator Begich October 17, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2013 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that twelve rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders for their work championing pro-growth progressive ideas. The twelve latest NewDEAL leaders hail from diverse areas around the ...
  • Governor O’Malley and Senator Begich Announce Next NewDEAL Leaders April 11, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2013 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that eleven rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders for their work championing pro-growth progressive ideas. The eleven latest NewDEAL leaders hail from diverse areas around the nation: Rafael ...
  • Governor O’Malley and Senator Begich Celebrate 100 NewDEAL Leaders September 5, 2012FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2012 Today at an event in Charlotte, North Carolina, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska celebrated the first 100 NewDEAL Leaders, a group of rising elected officials from across the country who champion ideas to build broadly-earned, sustainable economic growth.  The NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American ...
  • 15 NewDEAL Leaders Announced July 12, 2012FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2012 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that fifteen rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders for their work championing pro-growth progressive ideas, which range from sponsoring a rainy-day fund to developing small ...
  • Governor O’Malley and Senator Begich Announce Next NewDEAL Leaders and Honorary Regional Chair May 23, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 23, 2012 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that ten rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders for their work championing pro-growth progressive ideas, which range from encouraging investment in high-tech jobs to tools ...
  • The NewDEAL Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Next Group of NewDEAL Leaders March 29, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 29, 2012 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that nine rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders for their work championing pro-growth progressive ideas, which range from regionalizing government services to using historical preservation ...
  • Next Ten NewDEAL Leaders Announced January 31, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 31, 2012 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that ten rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders for their work championing pro-growth progressive ideas, which range from streamlining government to making clean energy more ...
  • The Fix Features the NewDEAL Honorary Regional Chairs January 26, 2012 New regional chairs for NewDEAL, a group headed by Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) and Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-Md.) that highlights pro-business progressives: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Houston Mayor Annise Parker, and former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz. The Fix, 1/25
  • NewDEAL Honorary Regional Chairs Announced January 26, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 26, 2012 Today, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that four leaders have been selected as Honorary Regional Chairs of the NewDEAL for their impressive work championing pro-growth progressive ideas in their cities and states: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Houston Mayor Annise ...
  • Washington Post: January 11, 2012 January 11, 2012 10 more added to NewDEAL: A group headed by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) and Alaska Sen. Mark Begich (D) to highlight rising pro-business progressives has added 10 members to the dozens it is highlighting. The 10 NewDEAL candidates are: Salem (Mass.) Mayor Kim Driscoll, Palo Alto (Calif.) Mayor Sid Espinosa, Arizona state Rep. Ruben Gallego, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, San Jose City Councilman Sam ...
  • Governor O’Malley and Senator Begich Announce Next Ten NewDEAL Leaders January 11, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 11, 2012 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that ten rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders for their work championing pro-growth progressive ideas, which range from streamlining the permitting process for clean energy ...
  • Washington Post: What You Shouldn’t Miss December 13, 2011 The NewDEAL, a group headed by Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley(D) to highlight pro-growth progressive politicians, is out with its next list of honorees. They are: Oregon state Rep. Jules Bailey, Maine House Minority Leader Emily Cain, Santa Cruz (Calif.) Mayor Ryan Coonerty, Idaho state Rep. Brian Cronin, Louisville (Ky.) Mayor Greg Fischer, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, Anchorage School Board ...
  • Governor O’Malley and Senator Begich Announce Ten NewDEAL Leaders From Across the Nation December 13, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 13, 2011 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that ten rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders for their work championing pro-growth progressive ideas, which range from offering college savings accounts for low income ...
  • Washington Post: NewDEAL Highlights Six September 27, 2011 A non-profit headed by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley(D) and Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) that promotes local and state Democratic leaders is highlighting another crop of rising stars. The NewDeal, which highlights up-and-coming Democrats with fresh ideas, has added six names to its list of honorees. The six are: Tennessee state Sen. Andy Berke, Kansas state House Minority Leader Paul Davis, Massachusetts ...
  • Next Group of NewDEAL Leaders Announced by Gov. O’Malley, Sen. Begich September 27, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 27, 2011 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that six rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL leaders for their work championing ideas ranging from clean energy investment to fostering small business growth and investing ...
  • Governor O’Malley, Senator Begich Announce Second Group of NewDEAL Leaders July 5, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 5, 2011 Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that ten rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the second group of NewDEAL leaders for their work championing ideas ranging from clean energy investment to fostering small business growth and streamlining ...
  • Washington Monthly: Filling the Need for a Farm Team July 4, 2011 By Steve Benen Over the last 10 to 15 years, there was a concerted effort on the part of many progressive leaders to start creating parallel institutions to rival the right. The point was about creating an “intellectual infrastructure” that could establish a foundation for ideas, voices, and candidates on the left, allowing them to thrive. To ...
  • ABC’s The Note: Sen. Begich, Gov. O’Malley Launch New Deal April 4, 2011By Michael Falcone and Amy Walter SEN. BEGICH, GOV. O’MALLEY LAUNCH NEW DEAL. Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and Alaska Sen. Mark Begich announced an initiative today to bring progressive, pro-growth ideas fostered in state governments into the national spotlight. Each quarter a newly-formed national network called the NewDEAL will recognize a different group of state and ...
  • CBS News’ Bob Schieffer Discusses The NewDEAL with Gov. O’Malley March 30, 2011
  • MSNBC’s Daily Rundown Interviews Gov. O’Malley about The NewDEAL March 30, 2011
  • Talking Points Memo: New Progressive Group Aims To Close The Talent Gap Between Left And Right March 30, 2011 By Brian Beutler This winter, progressives and elected Democrats in states across the country found themselves blindsided by a coordinated wave of conservative legislation. The policies themselves were tailor-made to both advance right-leaning policy objectives, and undermine the electoral hopes of the Democratic Party: union-busting, voter ID laws, tort reforms. Despite high unemployment, and a public clamoring ...
  • Washington Post: Begich and O’Malley Launch NewDEAL March 29, 2011       By Aaron Blake Alaska Sen. Mark Begich and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley are forming a new non-profit group to highlight young Democratic elected officials with new ideas at the state and local level. The group, called The NewDEAL (an acronym for Developing Exceptional American Leaders), will officially launch Tuesday and is billed as a “national network committed to highlighting ...
  • Press Release: Governor O’Malley, Senator Begich Announce Launch of The NewDEAL to Recognize State and Local Pro-Growth Progressive Leaders March 29, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 28, 2011 New Organization Unveils First Group of State & Local Elected Officials Today, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announce the launch of the NewDEAL, a new national network committed to elevating pro-growth progressive state and local elected leaders and their innovative ideas from across the ...
  • The Hill Op-Ed: The Need for the NewDEAL March 28, 2011 By Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-Md.) and Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) As President Obama made clear in his State of the Union address, we can’t just stand still to win the future. To compete in the global economy, we need to find solutions that are both pro-growth and progressive. Too often in our nation’s capitol, these two ideals ...